Delores A Richards, 85, of Churubusco, passed away on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at her home.\n\nBorn in Fort Wayne, on August 11, 1935, to the late Clarence and Dorothy (Rondot) Tatman. She spent her formative years in Rome City, graduating from Rome City High School.\n\nDelores was married to Robert "Duke" Richards, on July 14, 1953. The couple raised their six children in Churubusco. Duke preceded her in death on June 29, 2020.\n\nShe was a full time mother and then grandmother. She enjoyed bluegrass music, camping, reading, coloring books, baking and spending time with her family, friends and especially her grandkids.\nDelores is survived by four daughters, Paula Rollins, Patricia (Rick) Flaherty, Peggy (Monte) Diffendarfer and Pamela (Kevin) Blevins; two sons, John (Nancy) Richards and Frederick (Linda) Richards; four brothers, Jim (Judy) Tatman, Dan (Barb) Tatman, Steve (Dinah) Tatman and Joe (Kim) Tatman; 21 grandchildren and 46 great-grandchildren.\n\nIn addition to her parents and husband of 67 years, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Jimmy Williams; a brother, William Tatman.\n\nMass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Gaspar's Catholic Church, Rome City, on Monday, October 5, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. with calling one hour prior.\n\nThe family will receive also friends at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, on Sunday, October 4, 2020, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.\n\nMemorials may be directed to Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home or Cancer Services of N. E. Indiana.\nOnline note to the family at www.sheetsandchilds.com.