Martha Rinkenberger, 88, of Eureka

Staff Writer
Woodford Times

Martha M. Rinkenberger, 88, of Eureka, IL passed away at 6:35 am on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at the Apostolic Christian Home in Eureka where she was a resident.

She was born on August 13, 1922 in Cissna Park, IL a daughter of Albert A. and Bertha Feller Kaufmann. She married Charles E. Rinkenberger on April 13, 1947 in Cissna Park, IL. He passed away on April 4, 2004.

Surviving are three sons, Michael (Pat) Rinkenberger of Congerville, IL; Timothy (Gwenn) Rinkenberger of Valparaiso, IN; Daniel "Jake" (Glenna) Rinkenberger of Congerville, IL; two daughters, Mary (Byron) Schrock of Mackinaw, IL; Rachel (Dale) Zeltwanger of Morris, MN; five brothers, Calvin (Carolyn) Kaufmann of Cissna Park, IL; Ben (Edith) Kaufmann of Fort Wayne, IN; Jun (Ruby) Kaufmann of Cissna Park, IL; Don (Gladys) Kaufmann of Bloomington, IL; Arch (Phyllis) Kaufmann of Cissna Park, IL; two sisters, LaVerne Kaufmann of Cissna Park, IL; Marcella Markwalder of Cissna Park, IL; twenty-one grandchildren and forty-four great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, and three sisters.

She was a member of the Congerville Apostolic Christian Church where funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, July 2, 2011. Church ministers will officiate. Visitation will be held on Friday evening from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka and from 9-9:45 am on Saturday at the church. Burial will be in the Goodfield/Congerville Apostolic Christian Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Eureka Apostolic Christian Home or a charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family atwww.ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com.