Miriam Richardson-Dutra was born May 22, 1982 in Gary, IN to Roosevelt and Willie Richardson. Miriam confessed Christ at an early age and was a graduate of Andrean High School in 2000. Miriam was a loving mother who loved spending time with her children and family. Miriam departed this life on March 15, 2018 at LaPorte Hospital in LaPorte, IN. She leaves to cherish her memories her husband Paul Dutra; four children Isaac, Nandi, Even, and Ariyah; mother Willie Richardson; sisters Merlene, Ayanna, and Shilonda; special friend Stacy Miller and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.