Rebecca M. “Becky” Krotke, 81, North Manchester, died Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, at Parkview Wabash Hospital, Wabash.
Becky was born Nov. 9, 1940, in West Prestonsburg, Ky., the daughter of Richard and Aggie (Poe) Gibson. She was united in marriage to Gary Krotke on Dec. 14, 1974, in Richvalley.
She was a graduate of Claypool High School with the class of 1958. She worked as a development technician for General Tire Wabash, retiring in 1997. Becky thoroughly enjoyed working in her flower garden. Her other activities included quilting, fishing and camping; she was an avid Chicago Cubs fan. Becky cherished the time she spent with her family.
Becky will be lovingly remembered by her husband Gary Krotke, North Manchester; daughter Janie (Troy) O’Dell, Roann; son Jeffery (Tiffany) Krotke, Akron; grandsons, Joshua Slone and Zachary (Rachel) Slone; granddaughter Jordan Krotke; and great-grandson Noah Eldridge.
She was preceded in passing by both parents; five brothers, Richard Gibson Jr., Sammie, James H., Arnold and Charles Gibson; and four sisters, Anna Jane Parsley, Betty Zimmerman, Joyce Arnett and Dottie Teeter; and a grandson Austin O’Dell.
Family kindly request for the visitation and service to wear your favorite Chicago Cubs attire or dress casual.
A visitation will be held from 2-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapels, 2290 Provident Court, Warsaw. Funeral services in celebration of Becky’s life will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, with Pastor Don Gibson officiating. Interment will follow in Sidney Cemetery, Sidney.
The family kindly request the memorial donations made to:
Animal Shelter-Wabash County
810 Manchester Ave., Wabash, IN 46992
Parkview Home Health & Hospice
1900 Carew St., Suite No. 6, Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Or the donor’s choice
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