this union, a daughter and a son, Ernestine and Richard. Richard attended the Hutchinson grade schools, Hutchinson Junior High School and graduated from Hutchinson High School in 1935. He then attended and graduated from Hutchinson Junior College, Hutchinson, Kansas, in 1937. Later he attended Travelers Insurance School of Hartford, Connecticut, where he received honors and the love of working with and for people. Richard Lee Mettlen was united in marriage to his high school sweetheart, Ruth L. Sprinkle, on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 1938, at Trinity Methodist Church, Hutchinson, Kansas. The young couple established their first home together in Hutchinson, Kansas. Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, Richard entered military service by enlisting at Lowry Field in Denver, Colorado. He was selected to attend officers training school in Miami, Florida, where he was recognized as the Outstanding Cadet in his regiment.
king at "difficult" plant groups, and encouraging others in the same activity. It was he who got me started collecting dandelions (there are more than 200 species in Britain, all looking more or less the same), and it's fitting that a new dandelion species from St Kilda, Taraxacum pankhurstianum, was named after him in 2012. Richard was diagnosed with cancer in 2011, but he carried on bravely, adjusting to it, and still managed several botanical trips Nike Women Air Max Thea Se
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to Scottish islands in 2012. He made two trips to the Outer Hebrides that year, including a visit to Gasgeir, an islet about five miles from anywhere, and full of flowers. Richard was a committed Christian throughout his life, and practised his faith. It was central to many things that he did, and he and Anne were very hospitable to a wide range of visitors. He was a regular worshipper at St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral in Edinburgh, where his memorial service was held. Richard was an exceptional man, a very experienced botanist and taxonomist, and someone who helped others through teaching and encouragement wherever he went. This website and its associated newspaper adheres to the Independent Press Standards Organisation's Editors' Code of Practice. If you have a complaint about editorial content which relates to inaccuracy or intrusion, then contact theMcPHERSON Richard Lee "Dick" Mettlen, the son of Oscar Lee and Edna Minerva (Richards) Mettlen, was born Jan. 27, 1918, in Hutchinson, Kansas.
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