Rebecca May Dysert, 83, of 618 W. South St., St. Marys, died at 2:55 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, at St. Marys Living Center.
She was born on Aug. 28, 1928, in Mercer County, to Leota (Keiber) Brincefield, and they preceded her in death.
She is survived by three sons, John (Cathy) Dysert of St. Marys, Roger (Vicky) Dysert of St. Marys and Bill (Malina) Dysert of St. Marys; 13 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; three brothers, Ted (Patty) Brincefield of Lake Havasu, Ariz., Jack Brincefield of Celina and Neal (Connie) Brincefield of Wapakoneta; four sisters, Nancy (Melvin) Heidt of Corpus Christi, Texas, Barbara Clark of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Sue Gasson of St. Marys and Brenda Weaver of St. Marys.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Dysert; a son, James Dysert Jr.; a daughter, Gloria Holsinger; five brothers, Robert Brincefield, Larry Brincefield, Lewis Brincefield, Michael Brincefield and David Brincefield; a sister, Sarah Lee Brincefield.
She was a graduate of Memorial High School in St. Marys.
A homemaker, she had also been employed as a secretary at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Fairborn.
Her favorite pastimes included fishing, reading and crocheting.
Rites are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday at Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road (Ohio 703 West Chapel), St. Marys. Private family burial will take place at Resthaven Memory Gardens near Moulton.
Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Grand Lake Hospice program.