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Ada V. Ocheskey

October 26, 1926 - September 11, 2012

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, Ill.; 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. Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Mo. (573-897-2214) www.mortonchapel.com

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