VINCENNES — Julianne (Nardine) Richardville, 89, of Vincennes, passed away Monday, Dec. 18, 2017 at the Otterbein Franklin Senior Life Community in Franklin, surrounded by her family.
She was b orn in Vincennes Sept. 5, 1928, to Alfred T. and Mary (Owens) Nardine. She married Theodore J. Richardville May 2, 1953, at Old Cathedral Catholic Church in Vincennes. They were married 59 years before he preceded her in death July 9, 2012.
Julianne graduated from St. Rose Academy in Vincennes with high academic honors and attended Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. She owned and operated Progress Laundry and Dry Cleaning in Vincennes with her husband for more than 50 years. She was a lifelong member of Old Cathedral Basilica St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Vincennes, Psi Iota Xi Sorority and Fort Nightly Club. She had a great passion for music, theater, playing the piano, singing, cooking, fishing at their cabin, watching movies and her dog Buddy.
Survivors include her children Theodore "Ted" (Debra) Richardville of Rosemount, Minnesota, Patrick J. (Rene'e) Richardville of Bruceville, Eugene J. (Rebecca) Richardville of Evansville, Mary L. (Scott) Richardvsille Swartz of Franklin and Julianne Richardville Baehl (Friend Dave Zenthoefer) of Fort Branch; grandchildren Patrick Richardville, Jennifer Richardville, Jason Richrdville (fiance Rebecca Atterberry), Rachel Richardville, Shawn (Melissa) Yochum, Ashley (Ryan) Jones, Emily (John) Greemore, Alex Baehl, Evan Baehl all of Fort Branch, Megan Richardville (fiance Connor Lentz), Morgan Richardville (friend Justin), Luke Richardville (Stephanie) and Samuel Richardville; great grandchildren Theodore "Theo" Richardville, Evangeline Marie Richardville, Christopher Jones, Jacob Greemore, Jayden Grace Yochum and August Yochum; brother Alfred (Janice) Nardine of Vincennes; sister Mary Gladys Wheeler of Vincennes; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, an infant son and a sister, Charlotte McCarthy.
Father David Fleck conducts a Mass of Christian burial at noon Friday, Dec. 22 at St. Francis Xavier Old Cathedral Catholic Church, 205 Church Street, Vincennes, where friends may call from 10 a.m. to service time Friday. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Vincennes.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Knox County Humane Society, 405 Main Street, Vincennes IN 47591 or Southern Care Hospice Services, 6620 Parkdale Place, Suite N, Indianapolis IN 46254.
Fredrick and Son McClure Utt Funeral Home Vincennes Chapel is assisting with services. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.swartzmortuary.com Information at 317-738-0202.