January 4, 1922 - September 19, 2018
Jane E. Rickert, 96, of Wapakoneta, passed away at 2:43 a.m., Wed. Sept. 19, 2018, at The Gardens at Wapakoneta. She was born Jan. 4, 1922, in Wapakoneta, the daughter of Clinton & Rose (Martin) Shaw, who preceded her in death. On Jan. 21, 1951, she married Roland Rickert, and he died Oct. 27, 2008. Survivors include. 2 children, Rodney D. Rickert, Citrus Heights, CA, & Rosalind (Carlos) Mena, Parker, CO, 2 grandchildren, Gretchen Mena, Parker, CO, & Nicolas Jerusalen Mena, Highlands Ranch, CO, a great granddaughter, Sophia Jane Mena, a sister, Alma Kuffner, St. Marys, OH. She was preceded in death by 4 siblings, Carmen VanDoren, Maxine Fantz, James Shaw, & Martha Bitters. Jane worked for the U.S. Government with several different agencies. A 1939 graduate of Blume High School, Jane was drum major, cheerleader, chorus member, and National Honor Society member while in high school. Jane served in the Women’s Army Corps with the U.S. Army during W.W. II in the South Pacific Theater as a cryptographer. She was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, Wapakoneta. Her other memberships included the Wapakoneta Woman’s Club, AARP, and the Dept. of Veterans Affairs. Services will be 11:00 a.m., Sat. Oct. 27, 2018, at the Eley Funeral Home & Crematory, 1102 Lincoln Ave., (St. Rt. 501) Wapakoneta, with Pastor Becky Sunday officiating. Burial of her cremated remains will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Wapakoneta, where military rites will be conducted by the Wapakoneta V.F.W. Post #8445. The family will receive family and friends from 10 a.m., until the time of the service, Sat. Oct. 27, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Paul United Church of Christ or to St. Rita’s Hospice. Condolences may be expressed at www.eleyfuneralhomeandcrematory.com.
Jane E. Rickert, 96, of Wapakoneta, passed away at 2:43 a.m., Wed. Sept. 19, 2018, at The Gardens at Wapakoneta. She was born Jan. 4, 1922, in Wapakoneta, the daughter of Clinton & Rose (Martin) Shaw, who preceded her in death. On Jan. 21,... View Obituary & Service Information
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