Friday, March 18th, 2011
Rita Geckle, 55, Minster, died March 17, 2011, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima.
She was born Jan. 9, 1956, in Napoleon to Clarence and Betty Jane Strawser Geckle. Her mother survives in Defiance. Her father is deceased.
Also surviving are eight siblings, Richard (Judy) Geckle, Continental, Bonnie Moore, Continental, Carolyn (Rick) Ludemann, Continental, Irene Geckle, Cloverdale, Lester Geckle, Lima, Norman (Julie) Geckle, Continental, Connie Geckle, Pandora, and Laura Stiles, Orange Park, Fla.
Also deceased are two brothers, Francis and Ronnie Geckle; a sister, Barbara Geckle; and a brother-in-law, Leroy Moore.
Funeral services are noon Tuesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Minster, the Rev. Brad Smith officiating. Burial will be at a later date at Monroe Cemetery in Continental.
Calling is 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.