July 16, 1933-Nov. 2, 2018

SPENCERVILLE — Rita Jeanette Theobald, 85, of Spencerville, passed away on Friday at her residence.

She was born July 16, 1933, to Harvey Friend and Florence (Martin) Friend-Matchett, both preceded her in death. She was united in marriage to John L. Theobald on July 19, 1953; he survives in Spencerville.

She is also survived by three children, Karen S. Robinson of Delphos, John W. Theobald of Lakeview and Daniel “Joe” (Cheryl) Theobald of Delphos.

She was also preceded in death by a son, James Ray “Jimmy” Theobald; two sisters, Mary Ellen Wreede and Ruth Brown; and one brother, Robert Rupert.

Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, with viewing one hour prior to the service. Pastor Harry Tolhurst will officiate. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery.

Friends may also call from 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Roselawn Manor.

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