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Anita J. Richardson

February 11, 1948 — July 23, 2023

Sioux City, IA

  Anita J. Richardson, 75, of Sioux City, passed away on Sunday, July 23, 2023 at her residence. Per her wishes, no public services will be held. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Berger Northside Chapel. Online condolences may be directed to

  Anita was born on February 11, 1948, to Paul and Vivian (Stebbins) Rowland in Onawa, Iowa. She grew up in Turin, Iowa, and spent her adult life in Sioux City. Anita was a proud mother to her twelve children, and her children’s fathers held a special place in her heart: Roger LeFebvre, Dennis John Day, Dale Elgert, Patrick Keane, and Roger Richardson.

  She married Roger Richardson on August 14, 1983 in Elk Point, SD, and together the pair traveled the country as over the road truckers. Prior to her truck driving experience, Anita was a proud homemaker raising her children.

  She loved watching the Chicago Bears on Sundays, reading, doing crossword puzzles, taking her cat Bob out for walks around the cul-de-sac, and spending time with her grandchildren.

  Survivors include her children: Rodger Paul LeFebvre, Mellissa (Chad) Lampe, Pat (Sue) LeFebvre, Brian LeFebvre, Dennis John LeFebvre, Kelli (Bill) Moos, Kimberly (Mike) LeFebvre, Stephanie (Terry) Smith, Jason (Nicole) LeFebvre, Justin LeFebvre, Joseph Keane, and Danielle (Austin) Sissel; 24 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Stacy Rowland.

  She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Roger Richardson; a brother, Paul Rowland; and a sister, Donna Taylor.

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