Dorothy Ricketts


Dorothy Ricketts

Dorothy Ricketts

Dorothy Barbaradean Ricketts, 88, of Mount Vernon, passed away Friday, March 7, 2014 at the Mount Vernon Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born March 5, 1926 in Mount Vernon, Ind., to James and Nellie (Hutchison) Strean.
Dorothy was an inspector and finally in housekeeping at Anchor Industries. She was a past member of the Moose Auxiliary. Dorothy helped build ships for the war in 1944 at the Evansville Ship Yard.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Floyd Sr. and son Floyd Jr., five sisters and one brother.
She is survived by her daughters, Sharon Ricketts and Kathy (Brian) Hatch; sons, Marvin (Johnna) Ricketts, Gerald (Pam) Ricketts, Kenneth (Dianne) Ricketts; brother, Robert Strean; fourteen grandchildren; forty-three and one half great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren.
Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at Schneider Funeral Home, 512 Main Street in Mount Vernon with Rev. Charlie Spears officiating and burial to follow in Bellefontaine Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 9 until 11:30 a.m. service time Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Gentiva Hospice, 323 Metro Avenue, Evansville, Ind. 47715
Condolences may be made online at www.schneiderfuneralhome.com.

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