Vicki L. Richman, 77 of Kearney passed away Thursday, June 16, 2022 at Kearney Regional Medical Center in Kearney.

A Celebration of Life will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 18, 2022 at Kearney First United Methodist Church.

Vicki was born January 19, 1945 in Hastings, Nebraska to Leslie and Juanita (Lambert) Livingston. She attended Kearney High School, graduating with the class of 1963. Vicki later attended Kearney State College where she earned her bachelor's degree and master's degree. On December 26, 1965, she was united in marriage to John Richman in Kearney. Vicki was a career educator, teaching P.E. and English in Franklin, Sutherland, Lexington, and later at the University of Nebraska-Kearney.

Vicki loved to read and gather with friends and family for lunch or coffee. She was a member of Kearney First United Methodist Church, P.E.O. and A.D.K. and served as a docent at the MONA.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband, John Richman of Kearney; sons, John Richman and special friend, Jen of Kansas City, Kan., Mike (Kim) Richman of Lexington, and Kurt (Kelly) Richman of Katy, Texas; bonus son, Mario Reyes of Arizona; grandchildren, Max Richman, Marissa (Isaiah) Edson, Dylan Richman, Mason Richman, Kade Richman, Maguire Richman, Kye Richman; great granddaughter, Emma Edson; brothers, Les (Kathy) Livingston and John (Mary) Livingston all of Kearney; sister-in-law, Marilyn Armagost of Lincoln; as well as many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Vicki was preceded in death by her parents; still-born brother, James Livingston; father-in-law and mother-in-law, John and Edna Richman; and brother-in-law, Rob Armagost.

Memorials are suggested to Kearney First United Methodist Church or to Donor's Choice. Condolences may be shared online at

Services are entrusted to O'Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral and Cremation Services.