Theresa M. Rhoads, 95 of Litchfield, died at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield on Thursday, June 10, 2021, at 1:55 p.m. She was born on July 29, 1925, in Litchfield to Joe Basso and Katherine Bohlman Basso.
She married Alvin T. Rhoads on November 27, 1944, in Litchfield. He preceded her in death on August 7, 1997. She was a homemaker and a member of the Altar Society.
She is survived by her children, Bill (Jan) Rhoads of Littleton, CO, Jim (Linda) Rhoads of Litchfield, Mary Rhoads of Springfield, and Marge Rhoads of Effingham; daughter in law, Nancy Rhoads of Oconomowoc, WI; 9 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and sister, Mary Katherine Krager of Chatham.
Theresa was preceded in death by her parents; spouse; son, Tom Rhoads; and brother, Joe Basso.
Visitation services will be held on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at SS Simon & Jude Church, Gillespie from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Funeral mass will follow on Tuesday at the church with Father Michael Haag officiating. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Gillespie. Memorials are suggested to Catholic Charities. Kravanya Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.