Noted events in her life were:
1. Obituary: Evansville Courier and Press: obituary of Rita Beeker on 4 Jun 1987 in Evansville, Vanderburgh, IN. 2 Rita Beeker
2. Obituary: The Republic: obituary of Rita Beeker on 5 Jun 1987 in Columbus, Bartholomew, IN. 3 WASHINGTON - Rita Beeker. 76, of Washington, died at 10:15 p.m. Tuesday at Daviess County Hospital. She was the mother of Harry and Darrel Beeker of Columbus. Funeral service was to have been conducted today by the Rev. Lyle Rasmussen and the Rev. William Patterson at Christ United Methodist Church at Washington. Burial was at Walnut Hill Cemetery at Oden. Funeral arrangements were made by Gill Funeral Home in Washington. Mrs. Beeker was born May 28, 1911, in Daviess County, the daughter of Thomas and Lillie Ritter Ainscough. She was married to Ora "Curley" Beeker on Jan. 3, 1931. He died March 18. Survivors include three other sons, Kenneth Beeker of Evansville, Melvin Beeker of London, Ky., and Ray Beeker of Phoenix, Ariz.; two daughters, Frances Allen of St. Louis, Mo., and Sandra Sowl of Speedway; three sisters, Virl Fry of Fritchton, Minnie Barley of Washington and Juanita Stafford of Oden; two brothers, Porter Ainscough of Plainville and Harry Ainscough of Brookfield, Ill., 18 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Rita married Ora Louda Beeker, son of Louda Ora Beeker and Tessie Fox. (Ora Louda Beeker was born on 10 Jun 1914 in Elnora, Daviess, IN, United States, died on 18 Mar 1987 in Washington, Daviess, IN, USA 4 and was buried in Odon, Daviess, IN, United States.)
1 Ancestry.com, <i>Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940</i>, Certificate 31819, Melvin Lee Beeker, b. 8 Aug 1937, father Ora Beeker, mother Rita Ainscough.
2 <i>Evansville Courier Press (Evansville, Indiana)</i>, 4 Jun 1987, obituary of Rita Beeker.
3 "The Republic (Columbus, IN)c," 5 Jun 1987, page 10. Obituary of Rita Beeker.
4 <i>Evansville Courier Press (Evansville, Indiana)</i>, 20 Mar 1987, page 3. Obituary of Ora Beeker.