Cover photo for Rachael A. Metz's Obituary
Rachael A. Metz Profile Photo
1953 Rachael 2022

Rachael A. Metz

February 27, 1953 — May 29, 2022

Rachael A. Metz, age 69, of Albion, Indiana, died at 3:00 P.M. on Sunday, May 29, 2022, at Orchard Pointe Health Care in Kendallville, Indiana, after a brief illness. She was a 1971 graduate of Edgerton High School and had been employed by The ARC, working with the disabled. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Edgerton, Ohio. She enjoyed her trips to the casinos and family time, especially with her grandkids. Rachael A. Metz was born on February 27, 1953, in Hicksville, Ohio, the daughter of Earl W. and Margaret L. (Mattingly) Sholl. She married Samuel W. Metz on July 24, 1971, in Edgerton, Ohio, and he preceded her in death on July 8, 2005. Survivors include a daughter, Amy (Pete) Jimenez, of Albion; a son, Benjamin (Teresa Smith) Metz, of Kendallville; four grandchildren, Kaitlin (Michael) Shaffer, of Ligonier, Indiana, Elliott (and fiancée, Alexis Ford) Jimenez, of Albion, Logan and Audrey Metz, both of Kendallville; her sisters, Casey (Roger) Rupp, of Edgerton, Marilyn (Bill) Whitman, of Bryan, Ohio, Cheryl (Junior) Shuller, of Edon, Ohio, Mary (Lavon) Stark, of Bryan, Christine Cromwell, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Jane (Milo) Knox, of Hicksville, Loretta (Dave) Kolby, of Bryan, and Lorraine (Bob) Gearig, of Montpelier, Ohio; her brothers, Andy (Sandy) Sholl, of Hicksville, and Tom (Kim) Sholl, of Edgerton; her sisters-in-law, Karen Sholl, of Edgerton, and Linda (Ron) Stayer, of Auburn, Indiana; and numerous nephews and nieces. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Randy Sholl; sisters, Jo Harmon and Connie Sidle; and her in-laws, Bobby and Flo Metz. Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 2, 2022, from 3:00-7:00 P.M. in the Krill Funeral Home, 114 East Hull Street, Edgerton. A scripture service will follow at 7:30 P.M. in the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, June 3, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. at St. Mary Catholic Church in Edgerton with Reverend Daniel Borgelt officiating. Private interment will take place in Maple Grove Cemetery in Edgerton at a later date. Memorials are requested to The ARC of Noble County Foundation, 506 South Orange Street, Albion, Indiana 46701.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Rachael A. Metz, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, June 2, 2022

3:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Krill Funeral Service - Edgerton

114 E Hull St, Edgerton, OH 43517

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Prayer Service

Thursday, June 2, 2022

Starts at 7:30 pm (Eastern time)

Krill Funeral Service - Edgerton

114 E Hull St, Edgerton, OH 43517

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Friday, June 3, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Mary Catholic Church

317 S Locust St, Edgerton, OH 43517

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 15

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree