Obituary for Theodore J. Richardville
Theodore Joseph Richardville, 84, of Vincennes, Indiana passed away Monday, July 9, 2012 at home with his family at his bedside, after a long battle with cancer. Ted was born September 8, 1927 in Vincennes to the late Bernadine (Wissing) and Arthur Richardville. He was married to Julianne Nardine Richardville on May 2, 1953 and they made their lives together for 59 years. He was employed at Blackford Glass Company for eleven years and then graduated from the National Institute of Dry Cleaning in Silver Springs, Maryland in 1964 and worked as a professional dry cleaner at Progress Laundry and Dry Cleaners for over 30 years, retiring as Vice President of the corporation. His memberships included Knights of Columbus, the American Legion and the VFW and he was a veteran of WWII.
He is survived by his wife, Julie Richardville, their children Theodore (Ted) Richardville and his wife Debra of Rosemount, Minnesota, Patrick J. Richardville and his wife Reneé of Bruceville, Indiana, Eugene J Richardville and his wife Rebecca of Evansville, Indiana, Mary L. Richardville Swartz and her husband Scott of Franklin, Indiana, and Julianne Richardville Baehl and her friend Dave Zenthoefer of Fort Branch, Indiana; thirteen grandchildren, Luke, Samuel, Patrick, Jason, Jennifer, Megan, Morgan, and Rachel Richardville, Ashley, Emily, Alex and Evan Baehl, and Shawn Yochum; two great-grandchildren, Evangeline Marie Richardville and Hayden Grace Yochum; sisters Pat Zeabart, Mary Lou Vieck and Janet Richardville, all of Vincennes; and brothers George Richardville of Princeton, Kentucky, Jim Richardville of Washington, Indiana and Tom Richardville of Vincennes; along with many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Betty Siewers, and two brothers, John and Bill Richardville.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 A.M. Friday, July 13, 2012 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church with Father John Schipp officiating. Friends may call on Thursday evening from 4 P.M. until 8 P.M. or on Friday from 9 A.M. until 11 A.M at Duesterberg Fredrick Funeral Home, 521 Vigo St. Recitation of the Rosary will be Thursday evening at 7:30 P.M. at the funeral home. He will be laid to rest in the Mount Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made in Ted’s name to Good Samaritan Hospice 520 S. 7th St. Vincennes, IN or Old Cathedral Church, 205 Church St Vincennes, IN.