Martha Rinkes 1924-2015


Martha Lucille Rinkes, 91, Har­risville, Ohio, died Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at Adena Health and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born Jan. 9, 1924, in Jockey Hollow, Ohio, the daughter of Marion J. and Martha Grace McFadden Dunlap.

She married Charles W. Rinkes Sr. He died Feb. 25, 2004. She was also preceded in death by her par­ents; two sisters, Marjorie Booth and Helen Lerch; and a daughter-in-law, Belinda McConnell Rinkes.

Survivors include three sons, Charles William Rinkes Jr. and wife Karen, Harrisville, Ohio, Bruce Dunlap Rinkes and wife Lynn, Holton, and Ross Allen Rinkes and wife Millie, Decherd, Tenn.; a daughter, Martha Lou Packer and husband William, Har­risville, Ohio; two sisters-in-law, Ethel Cross, Moorefield, Ohio, and Jean Rinkes, Harrisville, Ohio; five stepgrandchildren; 11 grandchil­dren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Sat­urday, March 14 at Covenant Pres­byterian Church, Harrisville, Ohio, with the Rev. Barry Hall and the Rev. Lorraine Dill officiating. In­ternment followed in Olive Branch Cemetery in Harrisville, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to Covenant Presbyterian Church or the Harrisville Fire De­partment. Borkoski Funeral Home of Cadiz, Ohio, is in charge of ar­rangements.

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