Mary Ricker

Thursday, June 26, 2003

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mary Marie Ricker, 92, of Perryville died Tuesday, June 24, 2003, at Perry Oaks Manor.

She was born Sept. 30, 1910, in Perry County, daughter of Peter and Mary Grace Duvall Geile. She and Burt Ricker were married May 2, 1946. He died June 30, 1981.

Ricker had worked at International Shoe Co. and was a retail salesclerk. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.

Survivors include a brother, Lester Geile of Mission Viejo, Calif.; and a sister, Beulah Orth of Perryville.

She was preceded in death by two brothers.

Friends may call at Young and Sons Funeral Home from 5 to 8 p.m. today, and Friday from 6:30 to 11 a.m. The parish wake will be at 7.

Funeral Mass will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at St. Vincent's Church, with the Rev. Kevin Fausz officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.