Florence P. Richards
September , 1931 – April , 2020
Florence P. Richards, 88, of Mishawaka, passed away during the early evening hours of Thursday, April 2nd in her residence with her loving family by her side. Florence was born in Sullivan Co., Indiana on September 13, 1931 to John Robert and Flora Angeline (Eaton) Eby. On September 8, 1951, she married the love of her life, Loren W. Richards Sr., in Mishawaka, Indiana. He preceded her in death on September 23, 1986.
Florence is survived by her loving children; Terri L. Iden of Mishawaka, Lisa A. Richards of Mishawaka, and Loren W (Rhonda) Richards Jr., of South Bend. She was the proud grandmother of five; Melissa (Dustin) Milbourn of Mishawaka, Alicia (Joshua) Senour of North Liberty, Peter (Crystal) Richards of South Bend, Elizabeth Richards of Mishawaka, and Stephen Richards of South Bend. Great Grand Children; Elisha Phillips, Brantley Richards, Ava Richards, and Baby Senour (Coming Soon). Sally Eby sister-in-love, Charles (Ruth) VanDusen stepbrother. Along with many other nieces, nephews, family and friends.
She was preceded in death by; John Robert Eby- Father, Flora Angeline VanDusen- Mother, Marion Clinton VanDusen- Stepfather, Loren (Pete) Richards- Husband, Robert Eby- Brother, Beulah Ann Phillips- Sister, David Iden- Son-in-love, Donald (Betty) VanDusen- Stepbrother.
On Tuesday April 7, 2020 a private family visitation and graveside service will be held. With plans for a Celebration of Life Service to be held later. Bubb Funeral Chapel assisted the family with arrangements. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Florence’s name to Grace Community Church, 4001 Lincolnway E., Mishawaka, IN.