Monday, May 9th, 2011
Former Chickasaw resident Cecilia Eyink, 94, died May 9, 2011, at The Gardens in St. Henry.
She was born June 18, 1916, in McCartyville, to Joseph and Agnes Prenger Reithman. On July 20, 1940, she married Vernon F. Eyink, who died May 24, 1995.
Surviving are her children, Kathleen Pleiman, Sidney, David L. (Diana) Eyink, Celina, Larry (Mary) Eyink, Chickasaw, Marilyn (Ed) Schwartz, New Bremen, 13 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.
Also deceased are siblings, Raymond Riethman, Marie Riethman, Marcella Pleiman, Clarence Reithman, Dorothea Harting, Lorena Heitkamp and Bernard Riethman; and a son-in-law, John Pleiman.
A member of Precious Blood Catholic Church, Chickasaw, she was a member of the Rosary Altar Sodality, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary. She was retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber, St. Marys.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. Gene Schnipke officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9-10 a.m. Thursday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.