May 25, 1929 – August 9, 2018
Louise B. Rhoades, age 89 of Versailles, Ohio passed away surrounded by her family on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at the Versailles Health Care Center, Versailles, Ohio. Born May 25, 1929 she was a daughter to the late Emerson & Glenna Mae (Smith) Boyer. Louise was a lifetime member of Friedens Lutheran Church where she served as the choir director and part-time organist. She also taught piano for many years which gave her enjoyment. She was a member of Wayne Grange, and charter member of the Versailles Garden Club. Louise enjoyed spending time with her family, camping, playing cards, fishing and traveling with her late husband George. She will truly be missed. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by husband George W. Rhoades: brothers Dale Boyer and Bill Boyer: granddaughters Amber Boetel and Kimberly Mendenhall: daughter-in-law Virginia Rhoades: sister-in-law’s and brother-in-law’s Millie Boyer; Dorothy & Lester Warner; Margaret & Paul Morrow. Survived by children Jane Boetel; Thomas Rhoades; Janet & Tom Mendenhall; Shirley & Mark Schlater: sister-in-law Carol Boyer: grandchildren Troy & Renee Eisenhour, Kristopher & Nicole Boetel, Jennifer & Matt Millikin, Pamela & Chris Koon, Cynthia & Doug Young, John Larger, Bob & Carrie Mendenhall, Doug & Sarah Mendenhall, Andy & Beth Schlater, Janelle & Ross Loudenback, Ryan & Christine Schlater: 23 great- grandchildren: as well as many nieces, nephews, family members and friends. Friends may call on the family from 4:00-7:00 PM Sunday, August 12, 2018 at the Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles, Ohio. Funeral service at 10:30 AM on Monday, August 13, 2018 at the Friedens Lutheran Church, 11038 Versailles Rd, Versailles, Ohio. Pastor Mick Althauser presiding. Burial to follow at Miami Memorial Park Cemetery, Covington, Ohio. Memorial donations may be made to the Friedens Lutheran Church, or the Alzheimer’s Association.
- Visitation Sunday, August 12, 2018
- Funeral Service Monday, August 13, 2018
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Janet and Kenny McEldowney
August 16, 2018
Sending our sympathy to the entire Rhoades family. We were blessed to live next door to George and Louise for over 40 years. Our memories of Louise are of a very loving and caring Mother and Grandmother. We could not have chosen better next door neighbors. They left us with lots of good memories. God's blessings to all of you.
Janet & Kenny McEldowney
August 10, 2018
So sorry for the entire family. Wizie was a friendly and enjoyable ole friend. We will always fondly remember George and Wizie as great people. Sincerely, Carolyn and Don Waymire