Rita D. Richardson
November 14, 1932 – May 15, 2018
Rita Daune Richardson, 85, passed away at home with family by her side on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018. Rita was born to Ralph Dietrich and Eunice Dietrich-Fugett on November 14th, 1932 in Indianapolis. She graduated from Carrolton High School, then went on to work as a secretary for Northwestern High School for 30 years. Rita married Buddy E. Richardson on October 27th, 1951.
Rita enjoyed cooking, cleaning, and caring for her family. In their younger years, both Rita and Buddy loved traveling to Arizona. Rita also liked to do crossword puzzles.
Rita is survived by her sons, Mark (Sabra) and Mike (Dr. Melody) Richardson, grandchildren Buddy (Rachel), Maggie (Michael) Ernest, Carson, Suzanne, Erin, Nicholas, Cameron, and Taylor; great-grandchildren Jacob, Maddie, Andrew, Charlie, Max, and Parker.
Rita is preceded in passing by her parents; husband, Buddy E. Richardson; and sisters Marlene Proctor, Marjorie Allen and Nancy Rumbaugh.
Family and friends may call from 11 AM to 1PM on Tuesday, May 29th, at Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel. A funeral will follow at 1 PM, officiated by Pastor Lissa Litka. Memorial contributions can be directed to the American Alzheimer's Association or the Dementia Society of America. Please visit ellersmortuarywebster.com to leave an online message for the family.
- Visitation Tuesday, May 29, 2018
- Funeral Service Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Rita D. Richardson
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May 22, 2018
In the summer of 2016 we got to visit aunt Rita and cousins Mark and Mike. I was soo pleased to see her and them and some of the extended family. We had been away for far too long and re-connecting was such a pleasure. Love all the Richardsons and wish all comfort and strength right now.