Marie Rincker (91) of Shelbyville


Published on August 1 2012 5:12 pm

Marie Rincker, 91, of Shelbyville died at 1:38pm Wednesday, August 1, 2012 in Shelby Memorial Hospital in Shelbyville.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 4, 2012 in Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Shelbyville, IL, with Rev. E. Wade Helmkamp officiating.  Visitation from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Saturday in the church.  Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville, IL.  Memorial may be given to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Ladies Aid in Strasburg, IL.  Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL is in charge of arrangements.

Marie was born on November 30, 1920 in Westervelt, IL, the daughter of Menzo Kirby and Caroline Myrtle Groves Davis.  She was a graduate of Shelbyville High School in the Class of 1939 and Sparks Business College in Shelbyville.  Marie began working at the Ann Arbor Corporation in Shelbyville.  She married Everett Raymond Rincker on November 25, 1942 and together they farmed for over 50 years.  Marie was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Shelbyville, IL and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Ladies Aid in Strasburg, IL.  She was active for many years in Shelby County Home Extension and served as Secretary-Treasurer of the South Central Illinois Angus Association.  Marie loved sewing, quilting and caring for her flowers and garden.  She also enjoyed working on tax papers for her family and friends.  

She is survived by her husband, Everett; sons, David Rincker and wife Elma of Strasburg, IL and Dennis Rincker of Hamlet, NC; daughter, Phyllis Norton and husband Bill of Tolono, IL; brother, William Wesley Davis of Lockhart, TX; grandchildren, Lisa Young and husband Wes of Socorro, NM, Steve Norton and wife Kathy of Evanston, IL, Brian Rincker and wife Jamie of Strasburg, IL, Jonathan Rincker and wife Julia of Decatur, IL, Kevin Rincker of Strasburg, IL and his fiancée Ashley, Keith Rincker and wife Amanda of Cerro Gordo, IL, Miles Rincker of Indianapolis, IN and Chantelle Stroder and husband Jason of O’Fallon, IL; nine great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother and sister-in-law, Wayne and Ruth Davis; sister and brother-in-law, Vera and Lucky Barton; and sister-in-law, Juanita Davis.

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