Mrs Edith Jane Rickett, of Woolsthorpe-by-Belvoir, has died in Grantham Hospital. She was 97.
Born in Grantham, she was the daughter of the late William and Lottie Bond. She had two sisters and four brothers and is survived by her brother, Jack.
Married to Cecil, who predeceased her in 1975, she has three children, John, and twins Sue and Jane.
In her younger days she worked in a children’s home. In later life she worked at Belvoir Castle, retiring at the age of 75.
Mrs Rickett enjoyed gardening, spending time with her family, wordsearch puzzles and bingo.
Robert Holland conducted the funeral service at Grantham Crematorium Chapel.
Family mourners included: John Rickett, Ruth Rickett, Jane Barber, Sue Topps, Mr and Mrs Jack Bond, Mr and Mrs Paul Rickett, Neil and Clare Rickett, Melanie Thompson, Charlotte Bailey, Clare Barber and Ady, Charlie and Becky Barber, Daniel Rickett, Chloe Rickett, Terry and Chris Bond, Nick and Jack Bond, Barbara Bond, Brian and Kristine Bond, Paul and Kay Sumner, Christine Bailey, Yvonne McGhee, Brian Myciuk, and Steven Myciuk and Kelly Hall.
Other mourners included: Dowager Duchess of Rutland, Peter Wallwork, Geoff Petchey, Salle McClary, Gina Meadows, Ian and Gloria Topps, Pauline Coverley, Mr and Mrs Callow, Edna Exton, Netta Bonshor, Barbara Cummings, Sue and Gilbert Ward, Margaret Ashley and Gill Ward, Pauline Stephens, Janet Moreton, Margaret Langton, Mick Toulson, Lesley and Peter Rymer, Len and Joan Marriott, Joyce Whelehan, Alec and Angela King, Eric Pashley, Brian Stubley, Ann Durrands, Carole and Bernard Hawes, Janet Elkington, Mary Whittaker, Sadie Harris, Janet Marshall, Andrew Whitehouse, and Janet Horton. Peter and Elizabeth Lomatschinsky
Funeral arrangements were by Robert Holland, St Catherine’s Road, Grantham.
Donations were received for the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance.