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George-Anne Richmond Ryder, 69, Henderson

She was the daughter of George “Gilbert” and Anna “Lillian” Braden Richmond of Henderson. She was a graduate of Henderson City High School and the University of Evansville after also attending Union University in Jackson, Tenn., and Kentucky Wesleyan College.

She was director at the Catholic Center and Sarto Retreat House for 17 years before retiring. Before that she worked at American General Finance and had been the director of Volunteer Action Center.

George-Anne was appointed to the Catholic Charities Board three times, was a member when she passed away and previously had been president of the board. She also had been a member of the YWCA and served one term as president. She and her husband had served on the board of the former Parents Club at Memorial High School and held the post of co-presidents for one year. She was a graduate of the Leadership Evansville program.

She grew up as a member of Immanuel Baptist Temple in Henderson. She was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church in Evansville for more than 40 years. Her many activities in the church over the years included Sunday school teacher, choir member, Eucharistic Minister and a member of the Camillus Ministry visiting the sick in hospitals.

Survivors include her husband, Thomas M.; her older son, Thomas J. Ryder and his wife, Julie Allen Ryder, and daughter, Elizabeth, of Evansville, younger son, Kevin Ryder and his wife, Nicole, and daughter, Abbey, of Mukwonago, Wis.; and brother, Larry Richmond of Cape Coral, Fla.; nieces, nephews and cousins.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3010 E. Chandler, in Evansville. Msgr. Kenneth Knapp will officiate. Entombment will be in St. Joseph Mausoleum.

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday at Ziemer Funeral Home East Chapel, 800 S. Hebron Ave., Evansville, with a memorial service at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue Tuesday from 9:30 to 10 a.m. at the church.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Evansville Catholic Charities, Court Building, Suite 603, 123 N.W. Fourth St., Evansville, IN 47708 or the American Cancer Society, 6301 Old Boonville Hwy., Evansville, IN 47715.

Condolences may be made online at www.ziemerfuneralhome.com.
 

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