Cover photo for Phyllis E. Richards's Obituary
Phyllis E. Richards Profile Photo
1939 Phyllis 2022

Phyllis E. Richards

March 8, 1939 — September 18, 2022

Phyllis E. Richards, 83 of Streator passed away Sunday (September 18, 2022) at her home. 

Visitation will be held Thursday from 5 – 7 PM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be held Friday at 11AM at the Christ Episcopal Church with burial in the Wolf Creek Cemetery.  Serving as pallbearers will be Phillip, Victor and Jesse Scudder, Jack Richards Jr., and Mark Richards, grandsons Andrew Marshall and Jonathan Richards.  Honorary will be Randall Weiben. 

Phyllis was born on March 8, 1939, in Streator to Kenneth and Gretchen (Defenbaugh) Wieben.  She married Charles Richards on July 30, 1960.  He survives. 

Also surviving are children; Jeffrey (Julie) Richards, Brian (Jeanne) Richards, Linda (Tim) Marshall and Craig (Jodi) Richards all of Streator, grandchildren; Angela Richards, Gretchen Turner, Andrew (Hannah) Marshall, Jonathan Richards, and Annie (Douglas) Noe, great grandchildren, Charlie, Ashton, Dominic and Quinn, brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jack and Terry Richards of Streator, several nieces and nephews and her beloved dog Gracie. 

She is preceded in death by her parents, a brother in infancy, in laws Charles and Vernona Richards and sister-in-law Veretta Janke. 

Phyllis graduated from Streator High School in 1957, she retired from First Midwest Bank, Streator location and she owned and operated Richards Kennel for 48 years.  She was a member of the Starved Rock Kennel Club. 

Memorials may be made in her to name to the Grand Ridge Fire Department or Pet Project. 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Phyllis E. Richards, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, September 22, 2022

5:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Winterrowd Funeral Home

305 S Park St, Streator, IL 61364

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Friday, September 23, 2022

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Send Flowers

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visits: 14

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree