Donna A. Richardville

Donna A. Richardville

Donna A. (Dreiman) Richardville, 80, of Vincennes, went to be with the Lord at 5:37 a.m. on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospital surrounded by her family.

She was born on April 9, 1939 in Vincennes to Donald and Vera (Memering) Dreiman. Donna retired as a cook at Benjamin Franklin Elementary School and had previously worked at Nugent farms as the bookkeeper. She was a graduate of Fritchton High School. An avid gardener, she enjoyed her flowers, canning, playing bunko, quilting, cooking, and creating her Christmas Village and many other beautiful holiday displays. She also was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.

Those left to cherish Donna’s memories are her husband, Thomas L. Richardville, who she married on Jan. 3, 1959; her children, Tommy Richardville Jr. and his wife, Melissa, of Washington, Bob Richardville and his wife, Jackie, of Vincennes, Karen Statz and her husband, Darrin, of Evansville, Mike Richardville and his partner, Kathy Brames, of Vincennes, and Kevin Richardville of Fort Branch; her brother and sisters, Marlin Dreiman and his wife, Carol, of Monroe City, Jim Dreiman and his wife, Patty, of Vincennes, and Jackie Roach and her husband, Chuck, of Vincennes; a sister-in-law, Vicki Dreiman of Vincennes; her grandchildren, Nick Richardville, Donald Richardville, Valerie Rusch and her husband, Doug, Matt Richardville and his wife, Renee, Adam Richardville and his wife, Jordan, Kyle Richardville, Ali Statz, Kaitlyn Statz, Dominik Richardville, and Keaton Richardville; along with 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Timothy Richardville; and a brother, Bob Dreiman.

A Celebration of Donna’s life will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St., with Rev. Ray Tromley officiating. Burial will be in the Mount Calvary Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Vincennes Parks and Recreation Department. Goodwin Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Donna Richardville.

FUNERALS

Cook, Kristen Michelle, died July 14. Services: 1 p.m. on Friday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Visitation: 10 a.m. until the hour of services on Friday at the funeral home. Memorials: Arthritis Association. Condolences: www.goodwinfamilyfh.com.

Musgrove, Sharon S., died July 13. Services: 11 a.m. CDT on Thursday at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home, Lawrenceville, Illinois. Burial: Crest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation: 5-8 p.m. CDT today at the funeral home. Memorials: Leukemia Society of America. Condolences: www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com.

Vaughn, Wilma Jean, died July 14. Services: 11 a.m. on Saturday at Memorial Park Cemetery. Condolences: www.fredrickandson.com.

OBITUARY GUIDELINES

Obituary information should be submitted through a funeral home. An individual may submit an obituary but must pay in advance and provide The Sun-Commercial with a copy of the death certificate of the subject.

A cost estimate can be provided in advance of publication upon request.

The deadline for submitting an obituary for Tuesday through Friday editions is 4 p.m. Eastern time the preceding day. The deadline for Saturday editions will be 5 p.m. on the preceding Friday.

Submit obituaries at obits@suncommercial.com.

The Sun-Commercial offers both a free and paid obituary option.

Free obituaries are published for current residents of Knox County and Lawrence County, Illinois, and include the following information:

• Name, age, city or town of residence and date of death.

• Occupation or last place of employment if retired.

• Military service.

• Church membership.

• Survivors: Spouse or partner, children, parents, and siblings, with step- and half-relatives included.

• Time, date and location of visitation, funeral and burial.

• One memorial contribution.

• Web site at which online condolences may be made.

• Free obituaries are available only within two weeks of the date of death.

Paid obituaries may contain additional information and can be published for current as well as former residents of the area. Prepayment may be required for obituaries of former residents from outside the area.

Submitted obituaries will be formatted to comply with both The Sun-Commercial and Associated Press publication styles. An example of the formatting is available upon request.

Additional information included in a paid obituary may include:

• A life history such as date and location of birth, parents' names, wedding date and spouse's maiden name, educational attainments (high school, college degrees, etc.), work history, awards and honors received, hobbies and favorite activities, memberships in clubs, organizations and associations, expanded military service record, etc.

• Additional survivors and their spouses, partners or companions (who will be listed as "John Doe and his wife, Jane, of Everytown, Illinois.").

• Those who preceded the subject in death and their cities or towns of residence if desired.

• Notes of thanks or appreciation to caregivers or facilities.

• Additional memorials.

A photo of the deceased may be added for a $10 charge; a second photo of the deceased may be added for an additional $10. The Sun-Commercial reserves the right not to publish photos of poor quality or that are in bad taste.

Obituaries will be uploaded to The Sun-Commercial web site at www.suncommercial.com.

For more information contact Gayle R. Robbins at 812-886-9955, ext. 2449 or at grobbins@suncommercial.com.