Rachelle Gay Rieck


November 28, 1958 - April 5, 2011




Rachelle Gay Rieck was born November 28, 1958, in Downey, CA. She was loved and raised by Marilyn Joy Anderson in Azusa, CA, and Elona Thomas in Tucson, AZ. She graduated from Sahuaro High School in Tuscon, AZ in 1976. On April 20, 1984, she married Terrence Kamps in Denver, CO.  She lived the majority of her life in Arizona. In 2003, she moved to Mitchell and then moved to Mount Vernon in 2004. On May 13, 2005, she married Merlin Rieck in Mitchell.  She was employed at Jack’s Sinclair and First National Bank in Mitchell.

She is survived by her husband, Merlin of Mount Vernon, two daughters, Tricia Gerlach and husband Matt of Sioux Falls, Jennifer Kamps of Mount Vernon, one grandchild, Isabelle Joy Gerlach, one sister, Rebecca Bartholomew and husband David of Amado, AZ, her aunt, Elona Thomas of Mesa, AZ, two cousins, Jaimie Rogers, Chandler, AZ, Kevin Johnson of Broomfield, CO and two brothers, Richard Anderson of Grand Rapids, MI and Ronald Anderson of Tucson, AZ. She was preceded in death by her mother Marilyn Joy Anderson.



To Be Announced


Friday, April 8, 2011
11:00 AM
First United Methodist Church
310 North Rowley Street
Mitchell, South Dakota


Mount Vernon Cemetery
Mount Vernon, South Dakota

Posted by Dave Frey on May 3, 2011
Merlin and family, so sorry to here about Rachelle. She was one of the nicest people I ever met. I used to say hi in the mornings when she walked the dog. I sure will miss her in the drive thru also. Prayers are with you.
Posted by Allen & Lynn Johnson: Rachelle's cousin in Indiana on April 12, 2011
You all are in our thoughts and prayers.
Posted by Allen & Lynn Johnson: Rachelle\\\'s cousin in Indi on April 12, 2011
You all are in our thoughts and prayers.
Posted by Dean & Pat (Mathis) Miller on April 8, 2011
Merlin & family, So sorry to hear of your Loss of Rachelle. Our family got acquainted with her at the 1st Natl Drive Up; always so friendly and helpful, We will miss seeing her there! Take Care Our Sympathy & Prayers to all of You. Dean, Pat, Gene Mathis & Families.
Posted by Ann Johnson Morey (Rachelle's cousin) on April 8, 2011
You are all in my thoughts and prayers. I'm so sorry for your loss.
Posted by Melissa Johnson Devendorf -Rachelle\'s cousin on April 7, 2011
Dear Becky, Rick and Ron and Rachelle's family,
So very sorry for your pain and loss. Love Always.
Posted by All The Tellers at FNBSD - Mitchell on April 7, 2011
Our Deepest Sympathy to Merlin,Trisha,Jennifer,Matt and Isabelle. Rachelle was a great person to work with.She had a big heart and was a hard worker. Through this difficult time we are all here for support and will truly miss her !!
Posted by Debra Overweg on April 6, 2011
Merlin and family
My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time, with the loss of your wifem mother and grandmother. Hang on to the memories it will help get you through the difficult times.
God Bless

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