Theresa Richter

Theresa Jane Richter, 47, of Fargo, ND, passed away on Tuesday May 4, 2021 in Fargo, ND.

Theresa was born November 27, 1973 in Moorhead, MN, to Ronald and Beverly Olson. She graduated from Moorhead High School in 1993 and she later married Brian Richter and had two children, Austin and Cody.

Theresa had various jobs but was mainly a homemaker after her boys were born. Theresa was a patient, loving and kind person and above all she loved being a mother to her boys and an auntie to her nephews John and Jeremy. However, in 2005 a motorcycle accident changed her life, and she became an amputee and was forever a changed person. With the loss of her limb her already fragile self-esteem was shattered and her despair inconsolable. Years later she divorced and struggled the last years of her life with alcoholism and addiction, depression, and other health related illnesses.

Theresa enjoyed reading, writing, drawing trees and reminiscing about her childhood. She was especially close to her nephew Johnathon Fosmark and her cousin Crystal Smith (Clark).

Theresa is lovingly remembered by her special friend, Davis, her children Austin (Krista Olstad) Richter and Cody Richter, both of Fargo, ND, her parents Ronald and Sue Olson, Moorhead, MN, her mom, Beverly Craig, Ogema, MN, her sister Renee Fosmark (Olson), Moorhead, MN, her ex-husband Brian (Tina) Richter, Fargo, ND, step-brothers Todd Egerdahl, Fargo, ND, Tracy (Bridget) Egerdahl, Moorhead, MN, Travis Egerdahl (Susie Curtis), Fargo, ND, half-siblings, Chester Retz, Stella (Brian) Hazelton, David Retz, and Tina Retz, all from Callaway, MN, and several aunties, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

Theresa is preceded in death by her grandparents Sigurd and Bertha Olson, grandmother Martha Sanders, grandfather Patrick Clark, grandfather Howard Jackson, aunts Jana Christian and Marlene Olson, uncles Richard Olson, SGT. John A. Olson VOT, Randy Olson, Larry Sinsioco, John Clark, James Clark and cousin, “Jimmy” James Clark.

Tree “Mitig” is whole again.

Service will take place on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 2:00 PM with visitation one hour prior at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center in Fargo, ND. With live streaming available for those that cannot attend.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo. To sign the online guestbook, go to

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