Our beloved Nicole (Stickl) Richard, of Norfolk, Virginia, passed away unexpectedly on April 20, 2023, from complications in the delivery of her twin sons. She was 32 years old.
Nicole left behind her loving husband, Kevin Richard; sons: Soren, 3 ½ years old, Finley, 2 years old, and newborn sons Kieran and Merik; her parents: Harald and Margot (Eichel) Stickl of Grand Island; a sister, Christina (Christopher) Croudy; nephews Lucas and Boaz, and niece Amelia Croudy of Amherst; grandmother Barbara Eichel of Grand Island; parents-in-law Mark and Kris (Schock) Richard of Lynchburg, Virginia; sister-in-law Lauren (Brian) Morris, and nephews Jonah, Hank and Duke Morris of Lynchburg; brother-in-law Tyler (Karesse) Richard, niece Adalyn, and nephew Clayton Richard of Lynchburg; grandparents Sandy Richard, Karen Snyder, Stan and Phyllis Schock of Lynchburg; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, friends.
Nicole was predeceased by her grandparents, Peter and Elisabeth Stickl of Buffalo, and John Eichel of Grand Island; Kevin’s grandfather, Joseph Richard of Lynchburg; Charles Snyder of Lynchburg; uncle Pete Stickl and aunt Heide (Doermer) Stickl of Falls Church, Virginia; and aunt Bridget (Blinzler) Eichel of Grand Island.
Nicole was a devoted and loving wife to Kevin and their sons. She was well loved by her family and many friends and will be sorely missed.
A memorial service honoring her life was held at Cornerstone Church, Grand Island, on May 6.
“I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.” John 16:33