Ida J. Von Richthofen (Dennis) of Canaan, Connecticut, passed away Thursday, April 2, 2020, at Sharon Health Care Center after a long battle with multiple health issues.
Born Feb. 27, 1944, in Sharon, Connecticut, to the late Edward Dennis and Cora Kline, Ida was a graduate of the Housatonic Valley Regional High School class of 1962. She later went on to be a tax assessor for the town of Salisbury and a switchboard operator for Sharon Hospital. Ida was a great many things. The most important title she held was Choo Choo Grannie.
Ida is survived by her son, Scott A. Von Richthofen; her daughter-in-law, Ashley L. Von Richthofen; and her Peanut, her grandson, Evan S. Von Richthofen. She also leaves behind her beloved niece, Roxanne Pulver; and her very dear friend Mark Williams.
There will be no services by request of Ida. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Birches-Roy Funeral Home, 33 South St., Great Barrington, MA 01230 toward a scholarship for her grandson, Evan S. Von Richthofen.