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Eloise C. Richardson


   Eloise C. Richardson, 95, died January 28, 2013 at the Manor House Care Center in Sigourney, Iowa. She was born November 3, 1917 to Michael and Agnes Ritzinger Deimerly in rural Sigourney. She graduated from Sigourney High School in 1935 and moved to Ottawa Illinois.  In 1939 she married Thomas Robert Richardson. Eloise was employed by Sears in the boys and young men’s department for 25 years until 1980. She was a secretary at St. Columba Catholic Church in Ottawa, St. Pius in Rock Island, Illinois, St. Patrick’s in Seneca. She retired in 2004 and has resided at the Manor House since 2007.
   She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, one brother Ervine Deimerly.
   She is survived by her son Thomas (Gertie) Richardson of Sigourney, daughter Kathleen (Robert) Purcell of Ottawa, Illinois, six grandchildren, and eight great- grandchildren.

Funeral Service: Friday at 10:30 A.M. St. Mary Catholic Church - Sigourney
Visitation: Thursday 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. Holm Funeral Home
Prayer Service:  4:00 P.M.
Burial: Pleasant Grove Cemetery – Sigourney

Memorials: St. Columba Building Fund in Ottawa, Illionis


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