Pearl E. Reikowsky, 100, of Minerva, died peacefully in her home, Saturday, May 13, 2017, surrounded by her family.
The oldest of six children born to Russell W. and Leona (Stump) Hinton on Oct. 28, 1916, she was the last surviving sibling. She was a farm wife, mother and business owner. She was the owner and operator of Dan's Pizza Shop in Minerva from 1966-1981 when she retired. She is a 64 year member of the Minerva First Christian Church and the 4-Square Sunday School Class. She was an avid bowler and a graduate of North Canton High School in 1934.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin, whom she married July 19, 1941 and who died on Jan. 3, 2003; two grandsons and a great-grandson. She is survived by son, Richard (Kathy) Reikowsky of Sebring; three daughters, Elizabeth Stone of Minerva, Margaret Reikowsky of Canton, and Kathy (David) Winter of Minerva; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held May 17 in the Minerva First Christian Church with Pastor Dale Roberts officiating. Burial was in East Lawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the church memorial fund. Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online register at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.