January 24, 2009
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 11:00 am Freshwater & McDonald Funeral Home
Tuesday, January 27, 2009 5-8 pm
Marsha K. Richards, 61, of East Liberty left this earth for her heavenly home Saturday, January 24, 2009 in her sister’s residence surrounded by her family following a long illness.
She was born June 3, 1947 in Bellefontaine the daughter of John and Helen (Boyce) Richards.
Marsha was a 1965 graduate of Logan Hills and went on to receive her bachelor’s degree from Antioch University and her Master’s degree from Wright State University. She was very proud to volunteer for the Red Cross, serving at the 9/11 site in N.Y., floods in West Virginia, and hurricanes in Florida. She was also a member of the Middleburg Mrs. Club and the Middleburg Garden Club.
She is survived by her son, David Shad (Angie) Stidam of Bellefontaine; grandchildren, Kylee and Justin Stidam of Bellefontaine; sister, Marla (John) Ramey of Middleburg; and several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents and brother, Robert Lloyd Richards.
A gathering of family and friends will be held on Tuesday, January 27, 2009 from 5-8 p.m. at FRESHWATER, MCDONALD, & VERNON Funeral Home, North Lewisburg. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, January 28, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor David Hernandez officiating. Burial will follow at Middleburg Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in Marsha’s memory to the family in care of the funeral home, 57 W. Maple St., North Lewisburg, OH 43060.