News and Tribune

January 4, 2013

Margie Mason Richert

80; of New Albany

— Funeral services for Margie Mason Richert, 80, of New Albany, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, at Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Homes, Oak Street Chapel, New Albany, with private interment. She died, being called to the house of the Lord, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services.

She was the former Margie Burton, born on March 23, 1932 Stanford, Ky. She was the daughter of Clarence and Grace Burton. She was a retired nurse at Floyd Memorial Hospital. She loved to travel any time she got the itch, which was quite often. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who was happiest when surrounded by her family, especially around any holiday. She was a member of Graceland Baptist Church and the V.F.W. Hobart Beach Post 1693.

  Survivors include a son, Doug Mason, of New Albany; two daughters, Pam Kahl and her husband, Mickey, of New Albany, and Patti Dension and her husband, Tim, of Georgetown; two brothers, Russell Burton and his wife, Allene, of Stanford, Ky., and Warren Burton and his wife, Betty, of Waynesburg, Ky.; six grandchildren, Chris Mason, Laura Proctor, Kara Coatney, Dillon Kahl, Mitch Kahl, and Amber Denison; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Frank D. Mason, her second husband, George “Bud” Richert, three brothers, Wiley, Clayton and Dave Burton, and parents, Clarence and Grace Burton.

Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. today, Saturday, Jan. 5, and 10 a.m. to  2 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, or Gideon’s International.