Saturday, July 2, 2011

Edna Marie Rhodehamel (July 1, 2011)

Edna Marie Rhodehamel, 88, of Greenville, formerly of Arcanum, died Friday, July 1, 2011 at The Brethren Retirement Community. Mrs. Rhodehamel has been a resident of the Brethren Retirement Community since September 2000. She was born in Bradford on February 19, 1923, the daughter of the late Harley and Bertha (Yoder) Hoover. She was a member the former Ithaca United Methodist Church, where she was very active in the United Methodist Women and other church functions. She is currently a member Trinity United Methodist Church, Arcanum. Edna was a former Librarian and Teacher at Arcanum Butler and Greenville City School Systems retiring July 1, 1988. Edna was a former member of the GEA, OEA, and NEA. She was member of the Darke County Center for the Arts. She was preceded in death by her husband Doyle E. Rhodehamel, who died October 6, 1982, Sister Mary Zirkle and Brother Galen Hoover. Edna is survived by Daughters Madonna Bowman and husband David of Fond du Lac, WI, Sue Studebaker and husband Rick of Arcanum, and Carmaleeta Farmer and husband Mark of Arcanum; Sons Michael Rhodehamel and wife Lisa and Kevin Rhodehamel and wife Vickie both of Arcanum; Grandchildren Ryan Bowman and wife Jessica of Rochester, MN, Erica Bowman of New York, NY, Michelle McKinney and husband Patrick of Lillington, NC, Chris Studebaker of Sarasota, FL, Shane Rhodehamel and Fiancé Darlene Barga of Arcanum, Jason Rhodehamel and wife Brandy of Arcanum, Brianna Bilik of Arcanum, Joshua Farmer of Arcanum, Cory Farmer and wife Mara of Arcanum, Zachary Rhodehamel of Arcanum, Tricia Rhodehamel of Beavercreek, and Traci Greve and husband Gabe of Fairborn; 11 Great Grandchildren; Sister-in-Law Patricia Hoover of Greenville. Funeral Services will be held 10:30 AM on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at Brethren Retirement Community Chapel, 750 Chestnut St., Greenville. Burial will follow in Ithaca Cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends Tuesday 5 - 8 PM at Kreitzer Funeral Home, Arcanum. Family suggests memorial contributions to Brethren Retirement Community, Residents Aid Fund, 750 Chestnut St. Greenville, Ohio 45331.