Della Rekart
Della Rekart

May 25, 1928-Nov. 4, 2018

DELPHOS — Della Rae Rekart, 90, of Delphos, passed away on Sunday at St. Rita’s Medical Center.

She was born May 25, 1928, in Van Wert to Doris and Freda (Wollett) Gallaway, who preceded her in death. She was united in marriage to Roger J. Rekart on Aug. 22, 1953; he preceded her in death on Oct. 7, 2004.

She is survived by a nephew, David (Becky) Taylor of Lima; and a niece, Jeanne (Terry) Sawmiller of Wapakoneta.

She was a member of St. Charles Catholic Church, Red Hat Society, Eagles Lodge 370, Elks Lodge 54 and she worked as a secretary at Teledyne Ohio Steel for 30 years and as a realtor for The Gooding Real Estate Company for over 20 years. Della enjoyed traveling to Europe, Mexico and locally around Arizona. She enjoyed watching and playing golf, and loved baseball and basketball, especially her Arizona Diamondbacks and the Phoenix Suns. she was also an avid bridge player both in Ohio and Arizona. She was a very social person. Della also enjoyed hosting, and spending quality time with friends and family while living in Arizona.

Mass of Christian burial will begin at 11 a.m. on Thursday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Father Kent Kaufman officiating. Burial will follow in St. John’s Catholic Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. on Wednesday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, where a Parish Wake will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church or donor’s choice.

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