Wednesday, November 07, 2012 8:33 AM
LEIPSIC - Elizabeth M. Rayle, 94, of Leipsic died at 9:35 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 at The Meadows of Leipsic.
She was born Sept. 21, 1918 in Putnam County to the late Albert and Stella (Casteel) Keeran. On Sept. 30, 1939, she married Wayne Rayle and he died Oct. 12, 2002.Surviving are two daughters, Mary E. Bishop and Marty A. (Ken) Shoemaker both of Leipsic; a sister, Margie Stevenson of McComb; six grandchildren, Alan (Terri) Rayle, Daniel (Lori) Rayle, William Bishop Christina Bishop, Sarah (Jason) Newell and Ryan (Jori) Shoemaker; 10 great-grandchildren and seven great-great- grandchildren.
She was preceded in death also by two sons, Wayne D. and Dennis A. Rayle; and two sisters, Rosemary Filbrun and Vivian Byrkett.
Elizabeth was a homemaker and bookkeeper for Rayle Brothers Ford Tractor Co. She was a member of First Christian Church, Leipsic.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, with visitation one hour prior to the service at First Christian Church, Leipsic. Rev. Tim Eding will officiate. Burial will follow in Sugar Ridge Cemetery, Leipsic.
Arrangements were handled by Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Leipsic. Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church Elevator Fund.
Condolences may be expressed at: www.lovefuneralhome.com.