Faith Zoe Rider, 87, formerly of Wabash, died at 9:15 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, at Prairie Lakes in Noblesville.
She was born Dec. 28, 1932, in White County, to Chester and Iona (McCloud) Reynolds.
She was a 1951 graduate of Wabash High School and also attended the Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing in Fort Wayne. She married Ronald H. Rider at the Wabash Street Methodist Church on May 10, 1952; he died Sept. 2, 2017. She worked for General Telephone in Fort Wayne and Wabash, retiring after 29 years. She was a member of the Wabash Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed knitting and oil painting.
She is survived by five children: Barry L. (Donna) Rider, Muncie; Sharon L. Brockhaus, Indianapolis; Cynthia L. (Philip) Swihart, Wabash; Brett L. (Annie) Rider, San Antonio, Tex.; and Linda L. (Steve) Dummitt, Noblesville; nine grandchildren: Katie (Chris) Marks, Trafalgar; Brian (Natalie) Swihart, Wabash; Kristi (Levi) Tompkins, DeMotte; Joshua (Erin) Rider, Jason Rider and Ethan Rider, all of Texas; Michael (Tami) Dummitt, Osan Air Base, South Korea; Kari Doty, Noblesville; and Jake (Annie) Dummitt, Louisville, Ky.; 15 great-grandchildren: Brinlei Swihart, Breslyn Swihart, Landan Johnson, Luke Tompkins, Daniel Tompkins, Jacob Tompkins, Brett Mathew Rider, Brody Rider, Scarlet Rider, Kohen Rider, Christopher Rider, Tiffany Rider, Erik Dummitt, Izak Dummitt and Olivia Faith Dummitt; and sister-in-law: Darlene Rider, Wabash.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; four brothers: James, Richard “Dick”, Sam and Don Reynolds; and her grandson: Timothy Swihart.
Private services will be at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Rev. Jonathan Cornell officiating. Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash.
Preferred memorials are the Alzheimer’s Association or the Wabash Presbyterian Church.