Rita D. Coffman

Born: Thu., Feb. 15, 1923
Died: Sun., Jan. 27, 2013

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Rita D. Coffman, 89, Fair Haven Shelby County Home, 2901 Fair Rd., Sidney, Ohio passed away at the nursing home on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 6:35 AM. She was born February 15, 1923 in Botkins, Ohio, the daughter of Joseph and Rose (Ebert) Frankenberg and they preceded her in death. She was married to Othel Bernard Coffman on October 30, 1943 and he passed away on January 27, 2004. Surviving are four children, Keith Coffman and wife Martha of Sidney, Ohio; Randy Coffman and wife Suzanne of Cincinnati, Ohio; Kelcey Coffman and wife Carolyn of Cincinnati, Ohio and Yvonne Coffman of Cincinnati, Ohio; nine grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and eight step-great grandchildren; two sisters, Cleo Ernst and husband Fritz of Fort Loramie, Ohio and Evelyn Seger of Fort Loramie, Ohio and two sister-in-laws, Delores Frankenberg of Sidney, Ohio and Pat Frankenberg of Florida. Four brothers and two sisters are deceased. Mrs. Coffman was a 1941 graduate of Holy Angels School in Sidney. She was the head cook at Longfellow Elementary School in Sidney for many years retiring in 1988. She was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church and the Sacred Heart Altar Society at the church. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Angels Catholic Church on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 10:30 AM with Rev. Dan Schmitmeyer. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery, Sidney. Friends may call at Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 from 4-7 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2808 Reading Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45206. Envelopes will also be available at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the Coffman family on Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home's web site at: www.salm-mcgillandtangemanfh.com

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lynne page

Sorry for your loss. I bought your parents house. I know Othel was very proud of his work as I am. Rita did go through a few yrs ago and I too am proud of this home ,lets say it has GOOD bones about it. Both of your parents were very nice to me, and they will always be in my prayers.

Jan Monnier

Yvonne, So sorry to hear about your Mom. Please know I am thinking of you.

Steve and Kathy Frankenberg and Family

Your family has our deepest sympathy! We have really enjoyed spending time with your family while visiting your mother. You have all blessed us with your love, humor, faith and family! So thankful we have another Saint in Heaven named Rita to pray for us!

Teresa Bogart Liddy

Yvonne, I was just thinking about your Mom the other day. I am very sad to hear of her passing. I remember coming to your house as a child and she always made me feel comfortable and welcome. She was a very lovely lady.

Margo Bowman Bush

Keith and family, I am very sorry for your loss. Find comfort in your fond memories.

Angie Perry

My sincere condolences to the family during this time of sorrow, may you draw comfort from God's promise in the Holy Scriptures that there will be a "resurrection" back to life in the future. Jesus said, "Do not marvel at this, because the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out."

Marian (Henschen) Homan

Randy, I saw in the paper where your mother died and just wanted to send my sympathy to you and your family. Hope you have been in good health. Your old Botkins friend. Marian