Rita Richison, 75, died Thursday, March 6, 2003 at Lutheran Hospital. A native of Los Angeles, California, she was a supervisor at General Telephone and retired in 1987. A son Steven Roberts preceded her in death.

She is survived by her husband James O. Richison, Yoder; Step Sons Dwayne Richison, Fort Wayne; Donald Richison, Los Angeles, California; Larry Richison, Colorado; Rusty Richison, Baltimore, Maryland; Step Daughter Brenda Wright, North Manchester, Indiana; and Sister Theresa Bireley, Fort Wayne.

Private Family Services were held with burial in Prairie Grove Cemetery. Memorials to St. Joseph’s Indian School, Chamberlain, South Dakota. Information furnished by Elzey Patterson Rodak Home for Funerals.

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