BOTKINS ó Rachel A. Doseck 21, died at 9:42 a.m. June 22, 2013, at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, when God took her home to be with him after her second heart transplant.
She was born Jan. 13, 1992, in Lima to John and Teresa Foster Doseck, who survive in Botkins.
Survivors also include three brothers and a sister, Josh (Tiffany) Doseck, of Tipp City, Sarah (Alan) Mayse and Daniel (Lisa) Doseck, both of Lima, and David Doseck, of Cincinnati; four nieces and nephews, Luke and Natalie Doseck, Samuel Mayse, and Kaitlyn Doseck; grandparents Sam (Henrietta) Doseck, of Fort Loramie, and Ethel Foster, of Sidney; godparents, Julie and Bill Phlipot; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by a grandmother, Irene Doseck; and a grandfather, Ledford Foster.
Rachel was a 2010 graduate of Botkins High School. She then attended Wright State University, Dayton. She received her first heart transplant on June 19, 2002, and the second on Jan. 19, 2013. She was an ambassador for Life Connection of Ohio in Dayton. She was a very strong advocate of organ donation. She loved country music and performing karaoke. She also enjoyed campfires with family and friends. She was a member of the Wright State University Lake Campus 4-H Club and was a lifetime member of Immaculate Conception Church, Botkins. She especially loved her nieces and nephews. She was very faithful with the campus ministry at Wright State. She will always be remembered as being very outgoing, fun loving and living life to the fullest.
Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Church, Botkins. The Rev. Kyle Schnippel, Vocations Director of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. today at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Wapakoneta. You are invited to wear blue and green in honor of Rachelís work with Life Connection of Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Life Connections of Ohio, 40 Wyoming St., Dayton, OH 45409.
Condolences may be expressed at schlosserfuneralhome.com.
Rachel A. Doseck