Mildred E. Rickart

Mildred E. Rickart, age 92, of Highland, passed away Friday, February 20 at Highland Health Care Center. Funeral services for 92 year old Mildred E. Rickart will be Wednesday, February 25 at noon at Meridith Funeral Home in Highland. Burial will be in St. Peters United Church of Christ Cemetery in St. Louis. Friends may call Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. to service time at the funeral home.

Mildred was born May 9, 1922, to Ervin and Ella (Nee Lorenz) Duddey in St. Louis, Missouri. In 1943, she married William Ray Rickart in St. Louis.

She was a member of the St. Peters United Church of Christ, St. Louis, Missouri.

She worked for the Ronnoco Coffee Company in St. Louis for 35 years as the Secretary to the Vice President of the Company. After she retired from Ronnoco, she worked in the cafeteria of the elementary school in Highland.

She is survived by her 2 children, Sharon (Rocky) Ryan, St. Louis, MO, and William “Bill” (Debbie) Rickart, Highland, IL; 4 grandchildren, Heather (Justin) Tomicich, St. Louis, MO, Sean (Sheila) Ryan, Houston, TX, Shane Ryan, St. Louis, MO, and BJ Rickart, Highland, IL; 2 great grandchildren, Kaelan and Kyla Tomicich.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ervin and Ella Duddey; and her husband, William Ray Rickart (1994).