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Rheta Jerene Eilar Land
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Birth: May 21, 1933
Henry County
Indiana, USA
Death: Aug. 3, 2012
Henry County
Indiana, USA

NEW CASTLE--Rheta Jerene Land, 79, of New Castle, passed away Friday, August 3, 2012 at Glen Oaks Health Campus.

She was born May 21, 1933 in Henry County, a daughter of the late Ronald and Lorene (Reece) Eilar.

A 1951 graduate of Hagerstown High School, she had worked in several jobs throughout Henry and Wayne Counties. In 1980, she and her husband, Dick, started and promoted the Farmers Pike Festival for 32 years. The family is planning a special tribute for Rheta at this year's festival. She enjoyed the home place and loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She also enjoyed her little dog, "Blondie".

Survivors include three sons, Rick (wife-Cheryl) Land, DeLayne (wife-Shawne) Land and Ronald (wife-Kim) Land, all of New Castle; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two step-granddaughters; one step-great-grandson.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of nearly 54 years, Richard L. "Dick" Land in 2006; a daughter, Teresa Sharon Dunaway in 2004; and a brother-in-law, Gene Land.

Graveside services will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at Chicago Corner Cemetery with Rev. Roger Hendricks officiating. Friends may call from 4-6:30 p.m. prior to the service at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service in New Castle.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Chicago Corner Christian Church, 8405 East State Road 38, New Castle, IN 46362.

Family links: 
  Ronald H Eiler (1909 - 1986)
  Lorene H Reece Eilar (1911 - 1997)
  Richard L. Land (1931 - 2006)
  Teresa Sharon Land Dunaway (1954 - 2004)*
*Calculated relationship
Chicago Corner Cemetery
Henry County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Jane
Record added: Aug 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94889586
Rheta Jerene <i>Eilar</i> Land
Added by: Colleen Sanders Broyles
Rheta Jerene <i>Eilar</i> Land
Added by: Colleen Sanders Broyles
Rheta Jerene <i>Eilar</i> Land
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- Colleen Sanders Broyles
 Added: Sep. 25, 2012

- Jane
 Added: Aug. 6, 2012

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