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Lettie Warner Richardson

September 23, 1916 November 6, 2014
Lettie Warner Richardson
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Obituary for Lettie Warner Richardson

Lettie Skeffington Richardson was born on September 23, 1916 and passed away on November 6, 2014 at the age of 98 and two months. Lettie was born in Detroit, Michigan and for all of her childhood and teenage years was raised in Highland/Milford and graduated from Milford High School. Lettie played basketball on the first girl�s team and they won many games for the Milford �Redskins�. She married and lived in the Milford area for most of her adult life. Some years later she moved to Mesa, AZ. Lettie moved back to Michigan in 1998 and lived with her daughter and her husband in Commerce Twp. until her passing.

Lettie was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Susan Skeffington of Highland, her husband, George W. Richardson, and her long time and loving companion, Joseph Piper; sisters, Eleanor �Skip� (Lyle) See and Nancy (Robert) Stewart. She also lost some very special friends, Vi Heatly, Emma Besancon and Carolyn Foster.
Lettie is survived by her daughter, Judi and husband Ron VanAssche of Commerce Township and Mike and Kathy Richardson of Milford; her grandson, Tim and his wife Vanessa Reeves, and granddaughter, Delisa and her husband John Payne along with seven great grandchildren, Alexi, Nick, Kendra, Rebecca, Allen �AJ�, Katrina and Marissa. Also by her life long friend Helen Clark.

A Funeral Service will be held at St. George Episcopal Church, 801 E. Commerce St., Milford, on Wednesday, November 12, at 10AM with the Rev. Fr. Thomas Hawkins officiating. Burial will follow at Milford Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty St., Milford, on Tuesday, November 11, 4-8PM and at the church on Wednesday from 9:30AM until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the VanAssche family for future designation. For further information please phone 248-684-6645.


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