Richard Rousse Obituary (1946 – 2020) – Everett, WA

Richard E. Rousse was born in Newport, RI to a French father, Joseph Eugene Rousse, and an Italian mother, Anne Rose Rousse (née Muskatello). He died in Everett, WA on April 1, 2020, his wife at his side, after a worsening stroke. His detailed obituary was published in the Everett Herald April 26, 2020, and is available on

Survivors in Washington State are his wife, Ann Vining (née Packard), and daughter, Jenny Jiangdi Vining Rousse.

Rich was an artist all his life. He was unique, and wonderful, and very much himself, to the end.

A Celebration of Life service is scheduled on June 11, at 2 pm Pacific time, on Zoom. It will include a presentation of some of his artwork. To get the link for the Zoom service, hosted by Evergreen Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, or to contact the family, email: [email protected]

August 18, 1946 – April 1, 2020

Published by The Herald (Everett) from May 29 to May 30, 2022.