Martha  Sue Richenburg

Obituary for Martha Sue Richenburg

March 18, 1944 - May 26, 2021
Avon, Ohio | Age 77

Beloved Mother, Grandmother, Sister and Friend


Martha Sue Richenburg (nee Fritz), 77, of Sheffield Village, formerly of Bay Village and Louisville, KY, peacefully passed away surrounded by her family on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. She was born March 18, 1944 in Louisville, KY to Charles and Evelyn (nee Gunn) Fritz.
Martha Sue was a nurse for 50 years. She earned her master's degree and became a Clinical Nursing Specialist. She taught nursing at both the University of Akron and Lorain County Community College.
Martha Sue was a faithful member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, served as a Stephen Minister, and always looked forward to Wednesday Bible Study. She was also a member of P.E.O. Sisterhood and the New Westsiders.
Martha Sue spent time volunteering for causes close to her heart and devoted her time to the Cornerstone Crisis Pregnancy Center using her experience as a Registered Nurse to help those in need.
Martha Sue enjoyed working in her yard and developed her talent in painting later in life. She loved cheering on her Louisville Cardinals.
Most importantly, she loved being a grandmother, always making time to attend her grandchildren's sporting events, plays and band concerts. She was their number one fan.
Left to cherish Martha Sue's memory are children Rob Richenburg and Sondra Putka (Brian); grandchildren Joshua, Shane, Zachary, Flynn, Alexa, Hannah and True; and sister Sandra Margaret Ingraham.
Preceded in death by her parents.
Memorial contributions may be forwarded to Cornerstone Crisis Pregnancy Center 364 Griswold Rd., Elyria, OH 44035; the American Heart Association 1375 East 9th St. Ste 600, Cleveland, OH 44114; or to St Paul Westlake Athletics 27981 Detroit Rd., Westlake, OH 44145.
Family will receive friends Thursday, June 3, 2021 from 5pm-8pm at BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 32000 Detroit Ave., Avon and Friday, June 4, from 10am until time of service at 11:00am, ALL SERVICES TO TAKE PLACE AT THE BUSCH FUNERAL HOME. Interment will be at Resthaven Memory Garden, Avon.

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