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Melanie G. Rhinberger

July 13th, 1956 – August 13th, 2018

Melanie Gale Rhinberger, age 62 of Summum, IL, passed away at 3:00 p.m. Monday, August 13, 2018 at her home. She was born on July 13, 1956 in Galesburg, IL, the daughter of William and Gale (Hendricks) Marlow. She married Roylee Rhinberger on June 18, 1976 in Knox County and they enjoyed 42 years of marriage together. He survives.

Also surviving are her daughter, Amy (and James) Knous of Beardstown, IL, two sons, Robert Rhinberger of Anderson Lake, IL and Noah Rhinberger at home, four granddaughters, Emma "Emily" Rhinberger of Marietta, IL, Allie "Jo Jo" Rhinberger of Richmond, KY, Taylor Knous of Rushville, IL, and Lauren Knous of Beardstown, IL, her fur babies, her sister Vicky (and Tony) McCombs of Rushville, IL, and two brothers, Rick Marlow of Sapula, OK and Jack Marlow.

Melanie was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, William Marlow.

She was a secretary for H and R Block in Rushville for the last 4 years. She also had worked at Stevens Publishing in Astoria as a sorter. The last 6 years she was in the sales department for R and M Paracord.

Melanie was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Lewistown, IL.

She held many positions with the Boy Scouts and currently was the Merit Badge Counselor for Troop #132.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Graveside services will be held on Monday, August 20th at the Summum Cemetery at 5:00 p.m. Pastor Ron Jansen will officiate. Memorials may be made to the Melanie Rhinberger Memorial Fund.


August 14th, 2018

Will be missing like I have of the rest of owner famil member in the past

August 14th, 2018

So sorry for your loss. Your family has my deepest sympathy. May the Lord walk with you through your time of grief.
Sandra K Yocum

August 14th, 2018

Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. Deb Park

August 14th, 2018

So sorry for your loss.
Nancy Carithers

August 15th, 2018

So sorry for your loss. Melanie was a special lady.

August 15th, 2018

So sorry for your lost!Have been praying for you all. In God's Love been praying for you all 🙏🙏

August 15th, 2018

So sorry for your loss. I remember her from The Schuy Rush flea Mkt. She was a very sweet lady.

August 19th, 2018

Sincere sympathy to you, Roy & family.JB & Norma