Rita J. Bokelman, 87, of Greensburg passed away on July 8, 2021. She was born on December 16, 1933 in Greensburg, the daughter of Joseph and Clara Laudick Fisse. Rita was a graduate of Clarksburg High School. She married Arnold “Ink” Bokelman on June 14, 1958 and together they had three children: Mark, Michael, and Ann. Rita was a cafeteria worker for North Decatur Schools for over 32 years, retiring in 2009. She was a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
Survivors include: Sons- Mark (Colleen) Bokelman of Greensburg and Mike (Christy) Bokelman of Greensburg; Daughter- Ann (Gregg) Sciarra of Warsaw, Indiana; Grandchildren- Breanna (Dustin) McMillan, Ashley (Josh) Snapp, Lauren (Craig) Wright, Lindsay (Austin) Reynolds, David Bokelman, and Abby Bokelman; Great Grandchildren- Ryan, Carter, Ellie, Gabriel, and Anne. She was preceded in death by her Parents; Husband, Arnold “Ink” Bokelman; Twin Sister, Freda Fisse; Sister, Mary Catherine Schoettmer; Brothers, Clarence Fisse, Raymond Fisse and Paul Fisse.
A Rosary will be prayed on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 9:00 am at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church with visitation following until the time of the Mass at 11:00 am Father John Meyer will be officiating. Burial will follow at the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.gilliland-howe.com.