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Rita Pipkin

April 24, 1916 ~ July 15, 2017 (age 101)
Rita Marie (Sendelbach) Forgue Pipkin was born April 24, 1916. She passed away on July 15, 2017 in Oklahoma City. Rita was raised in Union City by her parents Joseph and Lena Sendelbach. She worked for Odds ‘n Ends, and St. Anthony Hospital in food service until her retirement. Rita loved cooking and everyone looked forward to her potluck dishes. She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, Vincent Forgue, and Jesse B. “Pip” Pipkin, brothers, and sisters. Rita was a lifelong member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. She is survived by her three daughters, Lorilee Neel and husband Philip, Linda Haynes and husband Terry, and Anita Smith and husband Carl; ten grandchildren; thirty one great grandchildren; and eight great great grandchildren. She will be remembered most as a great wife, loving mother, caring grandmother, and a fierce friend to many. A wake will be held 6:30 pm Tuesday, July 18th with funeral services to follow 10:00 am Wednesday, July 19, 2017 with both services to be held at The Chapel at Resthaven.

 Service Information

July 18, 2017

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
The Chapel at Resthaven
500 SW 104th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73139

July 19, 2017

10:00 AM
The Chapel at Resthaven
500 SW 104th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73139


Resthaven Memory Gardens
500 SW 104th
Oklahoma City, OK 73139

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