Rita Lynne Fairchild, 49

Posted on October 29, 2013

Rita Lynne Fairchild, 49, Portland, passed away early Sunday morning at her sister’s residence in Portland.
She was born in Libertyville, Ill., May 11, 1964, the daughter of William and Lucille (Bleile) Fairchild.
She was a 1982 Jay County High School graduate and graduate of International Business College. She was a secretary for the Wells County Department of Child Services for 29 years. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church.
Surviving are her parents, William and Lucille Fairchild of Portland; companion Bruce Williamson of Portland; a brother, Robert Fairchild of Portland; two sisters, Donna Bailey and Faye Bailey, both of Portland; two nieces; and two nephews.
Funeral services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home in Portland with Pastor Mark Strietelmeier presiding. Visitation will be Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Pennville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Jay County Humane Society or Family Hospice of Northeast Indiana.
Online condolences at: www.bairdfreeman.com

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