Rita Todd

July 14, 2012

Rita Todd 65, of Frankfort, IN, died at 1:25 p.m. July 14, 2012 at Mulberry Health and Retirement Community. Born December 1, 1946 in Frankfort, to the late Ernest & Vinnie (Benefiel) Crews. She married Jack E. Todd on September 6, 1969 in Jefferson, IN and he preceded her in death on August 23, 1997. A 1965 graduate of Frankfort Senior High School, she was a lifelong Frankfort resident. Mrs. Todd was a typesetter for the Frankfort Times. She worked for 41 years and retired in January of 2008. She was a member of the Jefferson United Methodist Church, Order of Eastern Star in Frankfort, where she was past worthy matron, Past District Deputy, Grand Helper of International Order of Rainbow for girls. She loved genealogy, gardening and most of all, spending time with her grandchildren.

Visitation and Services

Family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Monday, July 16, 2012 at Goodwin Funeral Home, with an Order of Eastern Star Service beginning at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Services will be 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 17th at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park.

Survived by:

1 Daughter: Jennifer (Eric) Grotenhuis of Greenville, SC 2 Sons: Brett Todd and Brian Todd both of Frankfort 2 Brothers: Ron (Carol) Crews and Robert (Jo) Crews both of Frankfort 2 Sisters: Ethel (Ed) Sutton of Frankfort and Barb (Jim) Grissom of Colfax 6 Grandchildren

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by her husband and parents.


6 Condolences for “Rita Todd”

  1. Annette Kelley July 15, 2012 at 2:03 pm

    Sorry to hear of Rita’s passing. She was a great woman. I worked with her at the times. Your family is in my prayers.

  2. Janet Lee Kuhlman July 16, 2012 at 7:41 am

    So sorry for your loss. I never knew her well, but what I knew of her, she was a wonderful and kind lady. She is my grandson Layne’s grandmother and he loved her very much. Thoughts and prayers for all who loved and cared for her. She is now in God’s loving hands and happy and pain free.( When you see Keaton, give her a hug and kiss from Grandma and tell her we love her.) AMEN

  3. Garry and Brenda Fisher July 16, 2012 at 10:36 am

    We are so sorry to hear about your mother, she work with my wife at the Times, and we use to live on Crescent Dive and my son David use to come to your house. I will miss here very much, her and I had good time to together when she work with my wife. She always knew you when she would see you out. Our Prayers are with all of you.

  4. J.R. Fraher July 16, 2012 at 10:53 am

    Brett I was sorry to hear about your mom, my entire family is saying prayers for you and your family in this difficult time.
    My God Bless you and hold you in the palm of his hands.
    J.R. @ Carol

  5. Cindy Kelly July 17, 2012 at 8:49 am

    So sorry to hear of Rita’s passing. She was a wonderful person. My prayers are with the family during this difficult time.

  6. Jon Laird July 18, 2012 at 6:33 am

    Brett, Sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers are with you during this tough time.

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