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Friday, March 21, 2014 8:08 PM

March 15, 1940-March 21, 2014

CELINA — Rita M. Heindel, 74, of Celina died Friday at St. Rita’s Hospital, Lima.

She was born March 15, 1940, in Delphos to Carl and Isabell (Hammons) Wallen, who preceded her in death.

On June 28, 1959, she married Marion Heindel, who survives in Celina.

She is also survived by five daughters, Wanda and Ron Lange of Osgood, Donna and Paul Wagner of Townville, SC, Karen Heindel of Celina, Diana and Jeff Bailey of Manassas, Va., and Sandy Baldwin of Toledo; 12 grandchildren; two sisters, Pat Flore of Celina and Linda Heindel of Delphos; a brother, Ron and Sharon Foust of Delphos; in-laws, Evelyn and George Wilder of Guatemala, Elnora Levi of Columbus, Jim and Ella Heindel of Celina, Bill and Billie Jo Heindel of Mercer, David and Rose Heindel of Panama City, Fla., and Mark and Jane Heindel of Celina; and a stepbrother-in-law, Dano Donavan.

She is also preceded in death by her stepfather, Donald Foust; and in-laws, Ray Flore and Leo Levi.

She was a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church and its Friendship Circle. She was a 1958 graduate of Delphos Jefferson High School, was a loving mother and grandmother and enjoyed time with her family, crafts and giving to others.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina.

Friends may call on Sunday from 1-6 p.m. at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina, and from 10-11 a.m. Monday at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church.

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