LEWISTOWN - Rachel K. Rhodes, 85, a resident of the Golden Living Center William Penn Nursing Home, died at 9:55 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, at the Lewistown Hospital Emergency Room.
Born July 10, 1927, in Oliver Township, she was the daughter of the late Eugene O. and Ethel (French) Kinsel.
She was preceded in death by: her husband, Harold L. Rhodes, on June 6, 2006; her brother, Glenn Kinsel; and her sisters, Myrtle McIlrath and Thelma Wilson.
Rachel K. Rhodes
Rachel is survived by: her children, Kathleen Rhodes Hartley and husband, Edward, of Lewistown, Lamar Dean Rhodes, of McVeytown, and Loren Kinsel Rhodes and wife, Donna, of Huntingdon; grandchildren, Rebecca Baker, William Ritchey, Elena Welsh, Erica Hayden, Aaron Rhodes, and Joel Rhodes; and three great-grandchildren.
She was a 1945 graduate of McVeytown-Oliver High School.
She was a member of the Spring Run Church of the Brethren and Women's Farm Group of the Pennsylvania Farm Association.
Her memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at the Spring Run Church of the Brethren, with the Revs. Craig and Kate Gandy officiating.
Her family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. until the time of service, at the church.
Private interment at the convenience of the family will be in Spring Run Church of the Brethren Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Rachel's memory can be made to the Spring Run Church of the Brethren, 6712 Ferguson Valley Road, McVeytown, PA 17051.
Funeral arrangements are under the care of the Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown.