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Donna Lee Rike

August 23, 1942 — January 24, 2016

RIKE, Donna Lee Briscoe, went to Heaven forever surrounded by family and friends at her home on Sunday, January 24, 2016. Donna was born August 23, 1942 in her maternal grandparent's home. Donna graduated Belmont High School in 1960, and worked at WPAFB. Donna is survived by her loving husband, Russell Rike, married July 22, 1963; son, Jeffrey Rike and his wife Estela and their children Justin, Jasmine, Juliette and Jayden of Delaware, OH; daughter, Tracy Lee Rike Hiett and her husband Mick and their children Russ and Claire of Kennesaw, GA; sister, Sharon (Larry) Sears; niece, Amber; nephew, Chad; great-niece, Lena; and aunt, Wanda Lacy. Preceded in death by parents, Charles and Lena Briscoe; and mother-in law and father-in-law, Richard and Virginia Rike. The family will greet friends from 5:00-8:00pm on Friday, January 29, 2016 at Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 E. Stroop Rd., Kettering. A private family funeral service will be held at a later date. A special thank you to the staff at Hospice of Dayton for their wonderful care of Donna. Also to Donna's family and friends that helped her through her life journey. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2808 Reading Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45206, the ASPCA, 424 E. 92nd St., New York, NY 10128-6804, or Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, OH 45420. Condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the

Funeral Home:
Kettering Routsong Funeral Home
2100 E. Stroop Rd.
Kettering, OH
US 45429

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Friday, January 29, 2016

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Routsong Funeral Home & Cremation Services - Kettering

2100 E Stroop Rd, Kettering, OH 45429

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