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Lindloff-Zimmerman Funeral Home
Tuesday January 8th, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Lindloff-Zimmerman Funeral Home
Tuesday January 8th, 2019
8:00pm

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Rita Garland

GARLAND, Rita M., age 79 of Dayton, OH. formerly of Preble County, OH. died Sat. Jan. 5, 2019 in Dayton.  She was born in Cumberland, MD. on July 10, 1939 to Rev. Harold and Mildred (Oster) Garland.  She was a graduate of West Alexandria High School and received her Bachelors’ and Masters’ degrees from Wright State University.  She had worked for Mercer County Mental Health Center.  She is survived by 2 children, Gina Lipps, Mishawaka, IN. and Brent Reynolds, Lakeland, FL., 3 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and 2 sisters, Karen Goldie, Miamisburg, OH. and Gail Fudge, Union, OH.  She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Bill Garland and sister, Carol Andrews.  A funeral service will be held for Rita on Jan. 8, 2019 at 8:00PM at Lindloff-Zimmerman Funeral Home, West Alexandria, OH. with Rev. Mark Moore officiating.  Friends may call at the funeral home Tues. for visitation from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. with service to follow.  A graveside burial will be held the next day, at 11:00 a.m. at Sugar Grove Cemetery. .  For condolences: www.lindloffzimmerman.com

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Gina & Brent, we are praying for your families during this difficult time.

Quentin & Marlene Simpson Jan 6 2019 12:00 AM

Sending hugs and Prayers Gina and Brent and all the family.Love you All.

Karen Goldie Jan 6 2019 12:00 AM

I am the daughter of Ada 0ster Maiers and her sister was Mildred Oster Garland, Ritas mother. Rita was my cousin.  I would like to extend my sympathies to Karen and Gail as well as Ritas children and grandchildren.   My memories of Rita was that she was one of the funniest people around!!  She and my mother shared humor.  God be with each of you during this time

Connie Maiers Edwards Jan 6 2019 12:00 AM