ATHENS – Caroline Rheude, 90, of Athens died at 12:55 a.m. Wednesday, May 28, 2008, at Menard Convalescent Center in Petersburg.
She was born Jan. 22, 1918, the daughter of Ray and Bertha Morrison Adams. She married Elmer A. Dutch Rheude on Sept. 14, 1935; he preceded her in death.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Edith Linder; and five brothers.
She is survived by a daughter, Carol (Ron) Bryant of Athens; four grandchildren, Ronald Lee (Linda) Bryant II, Suzanne (Steve) Meiners, Joseph and Tasha Bryant; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was a resident of of Athens for 30 years and was a homemaker. She was a member of New Life Baptist Church in Athens.
Visitation will be from 12 to 1 p.m. Friday, May 30, 2008, at Staab Funeral Home, funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral home, with Pastor Don Neisler officiating. Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.