Mildred Marie Rittinghouse

Mildred Marie Rittinghouse, 102, of Brazil, Indiana passed away at her home, surrounded by her famiy, on July 8, 2020.

Mildred was born on August 17, 1917, in Tangier, Indiana, the daughter of Harry and Nellie (Weaver) Dean. She married John Rittinghouse on February 7, 1938. He preceded her in death on January 16, 1999 following 61 years of marriage. Mildred worked as a caretaker for many families in the area. Mildred enjoyed working puzzles, reading, cooking, collecting cookbooks, and crocheting.

She was a longtime member of Bee Ridge Congregational Church as well as the Order of the Eastern Star.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Harry and Nellie Dean; her husband John Rittinghouse; her son Harry James Rittinghouse; siblings: Thelma Hamilton, Donald Dean, George Dean, John Dean, and Dorothy Miller; son-in-law Vic Yocom.

She is survived by two daughters: Mary Modesitt and husband Don of Brazil, Linda Yocom of Brazil; grandchildren: Rick Modesitt, Brenda Frame (Steve), Greg Modesitt, Mike Yocom (Sheri), Amy Yocom, and James Yocom (Kalissa); great-grandchildren: Carrie Lovett (Greg), Travis Hughes (Kelsey), Shawn Hughes (Hannah), Heather Davies (Adam), Holly Harden (Tony), Brock Modesitt (Kaysea), Zach Modesitt, Eric Neese (Sara), Kourtney Neese, Taylar Yocom, Nic Yocom, Emily Yocom, and Leo Yocom; great-great-grandchildren: Mackenzie Lovett, Easton Lovett, Layney Hughes, Kenley Hughes, Blakeley Hughes, Aurora Modesitt, Max Harden, Atley Davies, Oakley Davies, Ada Davies, Aiden Johnson, Bentley Neese, Kenzlee Neese, and Mack Mineo; siblings: Wilma Jones of Terre Haute, and Virginia Kisper of Clinton, Indiana as well as many nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

Visitation will be at French Funeral Home, on Monday, July 13, 2020 from 11am until 1:00pm. Services will follow at 1:00pm with Pastor Jeff Bridgewater officiating. Burial will be held at Bee Ridge Cemetery.

Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in her memory.

Donations may be made to SouthernCare Hospice 4624 S Springhill Jct. St, Terre Haute, IN 47802 in her memory.