SELKIRK – Veronica A. Rice, 64, passed away peacefully Wednesday,
July 15, 2015 with her loving family by her side. She was the
daughter of the late John Gallagher and Madeline Mielke. In 2008
Veronica retired after 20 years of service with the R-C-S School
District. She was a very active Grammy and her life revolved around
her loving family. She enjoyed cooking and going to the Racino’s.
Survivors include her loving husband of 48 years, Leland R. Rice;
devoted children, Stacy Rice, Kimberly (Kenneth Jr.) Slingerland and
Aaron (Jessica) Rice; very special grandchildren, McKenna and
Jocelynn Slingerland and Alexis and Sophia Rice; sister, Pamela
Westervelt. Veronica was predeceased by her sister Kathleen Wagner
and brothers Raymond Turk and John Gallagher.
Friends are invited to call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena from
2 to 4 on Sunday, July 19th. A funeral service will be at 4 PM on
Sunday following the calling hours.