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Rita "Babe" Van Dusen


1926 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Rita "Babe" Van Dusen Obituary
RITA "BABE" VAN DUSEN MAY 10, 1926 - MAY 27, 2015 Babe was born in Lakeport, CA and died in Panorama City, CA. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, C.L. "Van" Van Dusen and sisters Celia "Sadie" Maynard, Nan Browner, Arvella Hicks; brothers Willard Martin, Raymond Martin and Delbert Martin. Babe is survived by her son Charles "Chuck" Van Dusen; daughter Carolyn Roadhouse "Jim"; grandchildren, Clayton Roadhouse, Bruce Roadhouse "Stacey" and Skye Van Dusen "Starr"; great grandchildren, Aubrey Roadhouse, Devyn Roadhouse, Elliott Van Dusen and Randi Van Dusen; sister Tona Hicks and nephew Wayne Maynard "Wilma" and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Babe spent most of her life living in Riverside and Hemet. She was a member of the Hemet Elks Auxiliary. Babe had many friends and acquaintances through bowling, traveling in their RV and ocean cruising. Her friendliness and loving character will be missed by all. Services will be held at Riverside National Cemetery on June 24 at 1:30 PM, staging area 3 followed by a Celebration of Life at 2:00pm at the Elks Lodge #643, 6166 Brockton Ave., Riverside, CA.


Published in Press-Enterprise from June 18 to June 21, 2015
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