Gridley- Eleanor L. Rinkenberger 95 of Gridley passed away at
on Wednesday April 17, 2013 at Meadows Mennonite Home, rural
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 20, 2013
First United Church, Gridley. Rev. Andy Huette will officiate.
will be in Gridley Cemetery. Visitation will be on Saturday from
a.m. until time of services at First United Church, Gridley.
Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Eleanor was born July 5, 1917 at Panola a daughter of Roy and
Kingdon Kingdon. She married Glenn J. Rinkenberger on June 8,
Bloomington. He died September 23, 2007.
Survivors include 3 daughters, Carolyn (Tom) Stephens, Forrest,
Brucker, Bloomington and Kathy (Tom) Hany, Gridley; 1 sister,
Letsinger, Keithsville, LA; 6 grandchildren, Diane (Ken) Toman,
(Kevin) Edelman, Mark Hardman, Lori Hardman, Matt Hany and
(Becky) Hany; 7 great grandchildren and 3 great
She was preceded in death by a daughter Evelyn Hardman.
Eleanor was an active member at First United Church, Gridley,
Extension, Senior Citizens Club, and volunteered at Meadows
Home and Spare and Share. She had worked at the local restaurant
was a bookkeeper for her husband's business.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Gridley Emergency
Services, First United Church, Gridley or a Charity of the
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