Beverly J. Ricker ‘Joanne’ Bay City, Michigan Ms. Ricker passed away Thursday afternoon May 15, 2003 at Bay Regional Medical Center, age 65 years. The daughter of the late Harold and Marie (Peters) Charters, she was born October 5, 1937 in Bay City. She graduated from T.L. Handy High School and attended Northeastern Business School. Ms. Ricker retired from Bay Medical Center Dietary Department in 1994.
Ms. Ricker is survived by her three sons: Donald and Edie Ricker of Essexville, Kevin Ricker of Bay City and Gerald and Sally Ricker II of Bay City; grandchildren: Lindsay, Lauren, Adam, Kylie, Brigette, Jarrett, Gerald III, Nicholas and Brooke; her special friend, Daniel Petrimoulx of Bay City; three sisters: Susan and Louis Pfundt of Bay City, Elaine Schatzer of Essexville and Dolores Boehm of Seattle, Washington; and a brother, Robert Charters of Bay City. Ms. Ricker was also predeceased by three sisters: Loretta Kroening, Patricia Pollington and Marjorie Charters; and three brothers: Frank, James ‘Herb’ and Louis Charters. A Memorial Service will take place Saturday, May 17, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. at the Gephart Funeral Home. Officiating will be Rev. Ronald F. Fuller. The family will greet friends at the funeral home on Friday from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services. Memorial contributions may be made to the wishes of the family. Gephart Funeral Home, Inc. 201 W. Midland Street ‘Family Owned and Operated’ www.gephartfuneralhome.com