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Frances Marie Rickel

April 23, 1926 October 13, 2021
Frances Marie Rickel
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FRANCES MARIE RICKEL (nee Perkins) passed away peacefully in her sleep after a short illness on October 13, 2021, at her home in Palm Harbor, Florida. She was born in Clarksfield, Ohio, on April 23, 1926, to Harry and Frankie Belle Perkins. She was a 1945 graduate of Wellington High School, and lived most of her life in Wellington, Elyria, and Toledo, Ohio, as a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years Ralph Duane Rickel, by son Richard W Rickel, daughter Michelle Clutter; brothers Delton, Donald, Richard, Robert, and Wilbur (Curlie) Perkins, and a sister Norma.
She is survived by son Robert W Rickel (Anne) of Palm Harbor, Florida, in addition to 7 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
A time of greeting and sharing of memories for friends and family 4 to 7 PM Friday, November 5th, 2021 at The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57) Elyria, Ohio 44035 (440)322-4626. A graveside service at Greenwood Cemetery in Wellington, Ohio, will be at 10:30 AM on Saturday, November 6th, 2021.
I lieu of flowers, the family requests any donations in her memory be made to Suncoast Hospice of Florida. Online condolences to the family may be expressed at

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Greenwood Final Resting Place

Rt. 58
Wellington, OH 44090

Rt. 58 Wellington 44090 OH
United States

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