She was a Charter member of the Land Between the Lakes Association and a member of Community Protestant Church in Mudelein, Ill.
She is survived by her daughters, Barbara Jean Dawson of Troy, Mich. and Sandra Lee Graham of Benton; her sons, Charles Arthur Rimkus of St. Augustine, Fla.; David John Rimkus of Algonquin, Ill. and Donald Scott Rimkus of Benton; 22 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Charles Rimkus; two daughters, Judith Ann Thomas and Patricia Jo Bussell; one grandson, SPC Kevin J. Graham; five brothers, Howard Woodrow Thomas, William Whitney Thomas, Wallace Whitney Thomas, Glen Marshall Thomas and Grant Lloyd Thomas. Her parents were John Howard Thomas and Mabel A. Whitney Thomas.
Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, April 18 at Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home. Pastor Dale Greenwell and Bro. Don Hilbrecht officiated and burial followed in the Clarks Rivers Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent online at www.filbeckcannking.com.