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Ada V. Ocheskey

Ada V. Ocheskey, age 85, of Bonnots Mill, passed away Tuesday, September 11, 2012, at St. Mary's Health Center in Jefferson City.

Ada was born October 26, 1926, in Morrison, a daughter to the late Victor F. and Edna Clara (Witthaus) Rippstein.

Ada was a 1945 graduate of Chamois High School and has been a lifelong resident of Osage County.

On June 27, 1945, Ada was united in marriage to Virgil Floyd Ocheskey in Bonnots Mill. He preceded her in death on March 6, 2010.

Ada was a homemaker and worked as a telephone operator for Southwestern Bell. In 1962, she went to work at the Missouri Division of Employment Security. She was employed there for 26 years until her retirement in 1988.

Ada enjoyed knitting, crocheting, baking, her computer and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by: two sons, Gordon Ocheskey and his wife Sharon of Bonnots Mill, and Karl Ocheskey and his wife Dianne of Crystal Lake, IL; six grandchildren, Rhonda Rackers, Curt Ocheskey (Kelly Hinkle), Brian Ocheskey (Gayla), Brad Ocheskey (Sheila), Laci Greer (Jerry), and Jessica Ocheskey (Dean Battaglia); 13 great-grandchildren, Rachelle, Jeffrey, Morgan, Victoria, Parson, Bryant, Derek, Drew, Karlee, Brenna, Benjamin, Jenny and Rikki; and one great great grandchild, Kadyn.

In addition to her spouse and parents, Ada was preceded in death by one brother, Otto Rippstein.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, September 14, 2012, at Morton Chapel in Linn.

Funeral Services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 15, 2012, at Morton Chapel in Linn with Fr. George Kramer officiating. Interment will follow at the Verdot Cemetery in Bonnots Mill.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Louis of France Catholic Church.

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nailMiP May 12 2014 12:00 AM

Rhonda, I'm sure you will miss your grandma very much. She was such a nice lady. You have our sympathy.

Rhonda Rackers Sep 15 2012 12:00 AM

Gordon, Karl, and families, I'm sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Benedick and I appreciated your parents and enjoyed them. I know you'll miss her great manner and smile.

Maryann Samson Sep 12 2012 12:00 AM

We have many fond memories of Ada and family growing up in the Schawnee Creek area and wonderful friendship through the years. She will be missed by many. Our prayers are with the family. Merrill & Norma Jean

Merrill & Norma Jean Townley Sep 12 2012 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathies go out to the Ocheskey family at this difficult time. May your family have wonderful memories to live by.

Vicki & Richard Burchard Sep 12 2012 12:00 AM

Curt, Rhonda, and Bryant. We are sorry to hear about the loss of your grandmother. We will keep you all in our prayers.

Paul & Anita Backues Sep 12 2012 12:00 AM

Ada will be sorely missed! She always had a smile, and cared about all of us at the nursing home! My prayers are with all of you! She is smiling now, back with Virgil!

Karla McKim Sep 11 2012 12:00 AM