LIBBY M. RICHARDSON, 94 ROCKFORD - Libby M. Richardson, 94, of Rockford died at 2:05 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, in OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford, surrounded by her family. Born April 26, 1918, in Rockford, the daughter of Samuel and Kate E. (Belk) Key. Married Vincent Richardson on May 4, 1940, in Rockford; he died in 2003. She was employed by Park State Bank for many years. She was a member of St. Mary, Durand/St. Patrick, Irish Grove Catholic Church, Saint Anne's, Durand, Pink Lady, Rockford Memorial Hospital for 15 years and was involved in church and social activities. Graduated from Rockford Central High School, Class of 1936. Lived many years in Rockford and Lake Summerset. Survivors include children, Michael (Mary Ann) Richardson of Hoffman Estatess, Barbara (Charles) Markise of Rockford and David (Deborah) Richardson of La Crosse, Wis.; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; bro-ther, Francis Key of Orange County, Calif.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased also by her parents and 13 brothers and sisters. Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, in St. Mary Catholic Church, 126 W. Fifth St., Pecatonica, with Msgr. Robert Sweeney officiating. Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery-Irish Grove, Davis. Visitation from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at McCorkle Funeral Home, 203 W. Fifth St., Pecatonica. A memorial will be established. To share a memory or send an online condolence, visit mccorklefuneralhome.com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Jan. 3 to Jan. 4, 2013