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 Gertrude “Trudy” <I>Sparkman</I> Richardson

Gertrude “Trudy” Sparkman Richardson

Birth
Drip Rock, Jackson County, Kentucky, USA
Death 28 Mar 2010 (aged 91)
Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, USA
Burial Connersville, Fayette County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 138131783 · View Source
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Gertrude “Trudy” Richardson, age 91, formerly of Connersville, passed away on March 28, 2010 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne, IN.

Born on July 6, 1918 in Drip Rock, Kentucky, she is the daughter of James E. and Samaria Lainhart Sparkman; both whom preceded her in death.

She was a member of the Central Christian Church in Connersville.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who also worked for JC Penney as a seamstress for a few years. She did a lot of sewing and drapery making for others and enjoyed writing poetry.

She is survived by a daughter and son in law, Dana Wichern and Dave Platt of Fort Wayne; six grandchildren, Wendy Wichern, Angela King, Ryan Richardson, Lynn Simpson, Jason Richardson, and Jennifer Castor; and eight great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Dan Richardson, he died in 1981, and a son Gerald Dean Richardson who died in 1998.

Funeral services will be held at Urban Winkler Funeral Home, 513 W 8th Street, Connersville, IN on Thursday April 1, 2010 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Alan Terlep of Central Christian Church officiating.

Burial will follow at Dale Cemetery.


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  • Created by: Shannon
  • Added: 1 Nov 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 138131783
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gertrude “Trudy” Sparkman Richardson (6 Jul 1918–28 Mar 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 138131783, citing Dale Cemetery, Connersville, Fayette County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Shannon (contributor 47934357) .