Beverly J. Rinkes
age 81, of North Canton, left us far too early on Saturday in her home surrounded by her loving family after a short illness. Born in Canton, she was a life resident of the Canton- North Canton area. She was a 1951 graduate of Lincoln High School and was a member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church. She loved her 11 children and 17 grandchildren first and foremost. Mom had many passions including gardening, baking, volunteering, drawing, Garden and Book Clubs and being active in the community. Her faith was strong and she never knew a stranger. She taught her family to love and be respectful to all and to laugh when the times get tough.
She is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon and Jimmy Ring of North Canton, Libby and John Krisanda of Powell, Ohio, and Jeanne and Jim Jeffers of Worthington, Ohio; seven sons and daughters-in-law, David (Jennifer) of Cave Creek, Ariz., Kevin (Cathy) of Zebulon, N.C., Mike of Powell, Ohio, Shawn of Columbus, Tim (Holly) of Canal Fulton, Rob of Massillon, Chris of North Canton; 17 grandchildren, Matt (Emily) and Bryan (Katrina) Ring, Keri, Courtney, Kaitlyn, Nick, Nate, Jake, Briana, Logan, Alaina, Paige, Jackson, Seth and Bailey Rinkes, Sage and Ryland Jeffers. Preceded in death by her husband Bernard and daughter Maura.
A Mass of Christian Burial to celebrate her life will be Wednesday at 12 Noon at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church with Fr. G. David Weikart as celebrant. The family will receive friends and relatives one hour prior to the service starting at 11 a.m. Private burial will be in St. John's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Wishes Can Happen or St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church. The Lamiell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be made to:
Lamiell Funeral Home
1353 Cleveland Ave. NW Canton, OH 44703
Published in The Repository on Mar. 18, 2014