Vickie Marie (Cochenspager) Rayer
Vickie Marie (Cochenspager) Rayer

VAN WERT — Vickie Marie (Cochenspager) Rayer, 49, of Van Wert, died at 10:10 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana, from a brain stem aneurysm.

She was born Jan. 19, 1965, in Van Wert.

She is survived by her parents: Michael and Edna (Muter) Semer of Van Wert and paternal grandparents, David and Peggy Stuckey of Van Wert.

She is also survived by her children: Nicole M. (Curt) Moore of Mulberry, Indiana, Brandie J. (Bill) Combs of Ligonier, Indiana, Hunter M. Rayer, Raynie M. Rayer, Rylie M. Rayer, and Angela Ireton, all of Van Wert; grandchildren to whom she was “Mammee:” Nathan, Kyle, Justin, Maekayla, and Karlee Moore, all of Mulberry; sister: Deborah E. (Armando) Alba of Van Wert, and a niece: Maekenzie Alba of Van Wert.

She was preceded in death by her son, Jeffrey “JJ” Rayer, maternal grandparents: Ashley and Mabel Muter and her paternal grandparents: William Thatcher and Leah Thatcher.

Vickie was a homemaker and 1983 graduate of Van Wert High School.

Funeral services will be at the graveside at Woodland Cemetery at 10:30 a.m. Monday with the Rev. Jody Harr officiating.

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