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Andy Rathgeber

August 9, 1956 — February 11, 2016

Kiowa-Funeral service for Andrew C. Rathgeber will be Monday, February 15, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Kiowa First Christian Church. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery. Andy was a private man in life and to honor him the family has chosen only a private family viewing.

Andy was born on August 9, 1956 in Kiowa to Bobbie Rathgeber and Lometa Tharp Rathgeber and passed from this life on February 11, 2016 in Kiowa. He lived in Kiowa most of his life with the exception of a few years here and there. He owned and operated Bob's Flower Shop and Greenhouse in Kiowa. He enjoyed landscaping projects and watching horror and thriller movies. He also enjoyed science and history and was able to discuss both subjects at length. Andy had a love for model trains, which included building the trains, cities, landscapes, ponds and such to surround the train tracks.

Andy was preceded in death by his father, Bobbie Rathgeber; grandparents, Cecil and Gladys Rathgeber and John and Fay Tharp and nephew, Conner Winters.

Survivors include his mother, Lometa Rathgeber; one daughter, Brandy Nicole McKitrick; four grandchildren, Kelia Lometa Waugh and husband, Braden, Andraia McKitrick, Malayna McKitrick and Nathan Andrew Dean McKitrick; one great grandchild, Paizlee Faye Waugh and two sisters, Toni Orsburn and husband, Dennis and Bobbie Parker and husband, Jim.

Memorials may be given to the funeral home to benefit the family.

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