Deborah A. “Deb” Richards, 63, of North Webster, IN passed away at 4:47 p.m. on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, IN. She was born on June 20, 1957 in Fort Wayne, IN to Philip Morris & Antoinette M. “Toni” (Barile) Holmes.
She graduated in 1976 from Wawasee High School and was a lifetime Syracuse / North Webster area resident. She was married on June 9, 1977 to Phil Houser who preceded her on March 13, 1978 and then on June 28, 1980 to Joseph V. “Joe” Richards who preceded her on October 28, 2017. She was formerly employed at Rinker Boat Company in Syracuse for 20 years and worked at Veada in New Paris as a supervisor.
She is survived by:
Daughter – Taylor Richards of North Webster
Stepson – Ben (Melissa) Richards of Fort Worth, TX
2 Granddaughters – Halle and Katie
2 Sisters – Cindy (Norm) Vanlaningham of Cromwell and Cathy (Carl) Hepler of Warsaw
She was preceded in death by her parents and both husbands.
Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd. 15, Warsaw, IN. Visitation will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at Owen Family Funeral Home, St. Rd. 13 & CR 500N, North Webster, IN. Memorial services will follow at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday in the funeral home.
Preferred memorials may be given to the Animal Welfare League of Kosciusko County, 1048 S. 325E, Pierceton, IN 46562.
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