Rita O. Barker, 81, of Eaton, passed away Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 at her residence.
She was born May 8, 1931 in Alzenau, Germany to the late Kaspar and Georgiana (Hierschberger) Ritter.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Omer B. Barker, who passed away Nov. 17, 2004; three brothers; and one sister. She is survived by her daughter Gabrielle Ritter of Dayton; son and daughter-in-law Omer and Sonya Barker of Eaton; son Dan Barker of Louisville, Kentucky; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; and brother Paul Ritter of Alzenau, Germany.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, Eaton, is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorial contributions may be sent to Alzheimer's Association Miami Valley Chapter, 3797 Summit Glen Drive Suite G100, Dayton, OH 45449. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com.