Shirley A. Rife, 75, of Sycamore, died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at home.
She was born Jan. 11, 1938, in Carey, to George and Gertrude (Shine) Ritter.
She is survived by five children, Deb Riedel of Tiffin, Bruce Rhoden of Sycamore, Brenda Drennen of York, Pa., and Todd Rife and Jeff (Sue) Rife, both of Tiffin; nine grandchildren, Jeremy, Brittany, Heather, Justin, Shane, Callie, Megan, Zach and Mallory; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Dick (Paula) Ritter of Upper Sandusky; and two sisters, Carol (Gary) McKee of Greenville and Linda (Henry) Weatherholtz of Harpster.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Paul, Jack and David Ritter; and five sisters, Mary Lou Duffin, Jane Harding, Florence Stansbery, Dorothy Stansbery and Marguerite Beidelschies.
Shirley retired as a laborer, working for the former General Electric, Tiffin, and the former Budd Company, Carey. For hobbies, Shirley loved spending time with her family, cooking Sunday dinners and working in her flower bed.
A memorial service for Shirley will begin at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at Walton-Moore Funeral Home, Sycamore, with the Rev. Charles McGlone officiating. Burial will be at a later date.
Visitation will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to the family in care of Walton-Moore Funeral Home, P.O. Box 350, Sycamore, OH 44882.