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Rhonda Faye Richvalsky


Rhonda Faye Richvalsky, 59, of Gillespie, passed away at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, on Friday, June 17, 2022 at 4 p.m.

She was born Dec. 5, 1962, in Carlinville, to Frederick Burch and Judith Moore Burch.

She enjoyed camping, gardening and spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her companion for 26 years, John “Huck” Elvers; children, Tonya (Ryan) Nolan of Staunton, Cody (fiancée, Cayla) Burch of Wilsonville, William (Samantha) Wolfe of Litchfield, Nikki (Nick) Holtschulte of Hillsboro; 14 grandchildren; one great grandchildren; siblings, Karen (Pete) Clark of Standard City, Sondra (Mike) Smith of Gillespie, Fred (companion, Missy Daniels) Burch of Delhi.

Rhonda was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Leonard Burch.

Services were held on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie.

Burial was at the Gillespie Cemetery, Gillespie.

Memorials are suggested to  Donor’s Choice.

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Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, is in charge of the arrangements.