Obituary - Muriel Ellen (Burriss) Richter


Muriel "Punky" Richter

Punky, a wonderful wife, sister and friend, passed away Saturday, March 27, 2010. She was born in October 1922 in San Luis Obispo to Elmo E. and Faye A. Burriss. In 1948, she married the love of her life, Jerry Richter.

Punky worked for Harmony Valley Creamery, Challenge Creamery, Sinsheimer''s, Mr. Boyce CPA, Cal Poly, the Smart Shoppe, and when she was needed, she would help her brother, Bill at Burriss Saddlery. She enjoyed collecting antiques, tole painting, watching ice skating and her nightly phone calls.

Punky is survived by her husband, Jerry Richter; brother, Bill Burris; and many friends who loved and cared about her. She was preceded in death by her sister, Wayne Marie Ferguson. At her request, no services will be held. Contributions in Punky''s name came be made to Hospice Partners of the Central Coast, 277 South St. Ste. R. San Luis Obispo, CA 93401.