Richard was born February 15, 1931 to Louis M. and Thelma E. (Streck) Mai in Hays, Kansas.
Richard was the patriarch of his family. He loved golf and traveling, but most of all, he loved his family. Richard was charismatic and always positive mo matter the situation… and if you asked him, he was just “perfect”.
Richard is survived by his loving wife, Ellen E. Mai; sons, Rick L. Mai (Jolene), Mark G. Mai, and Kurt R. Mai (Roblyn); 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Lauri (Mai) Hoffman, and his parents.
Celebration of Richard’s Life will be held at 1:00 P.M., Friday, October 12, 2018 at St. John Lutheran Church. Burial of ashes will follow at the Russell City Cemetery. No visitation being done. A Memorial has been established with the St. John Scholarship Fund. Contributions and condolences may be sent to Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, who is in charge of these arrangements.