Retha L. Kauffman Cleveland, 51


Retha L. Kauffman Cleveland, 51, of Dagsboro, passed away Thursday, March 15, 2007, at her home. She had just received her ring for 25 years of service with M&T Bank in Millsboro. She always had a smile for everyone and had an abundance of friends.

Kauffman was preceded in death by her father, Charles Kauffman. She is survived by her husband, James R. Cleveland Jr.; mother and step-father, Hilda and Raymond Mitchell; step-mother, Barbara Kauffman; son, Matthew Kauffman and his wife Megan; step-children, Miles Cleveland and his wife Lisa, James R. Cleveland III, Bobby and his wife Roxi, Ray and his wife Susan; brother, Robert Kauffman and his wife Terri; step-sisters, Peggy Bailey and her husband David, Chris Baker and her husband Albert; step-sister, Beth Rogers; step-brothers, Kevin and Jeff Wharton; grandchildren, the lights of her life, McKenzie Kauffman, Brandon, Miranda, Cleveland, Makala, Jordon and Dalton; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was scheduled for Wednesday, March 21, 2007, with burial in St. George’s Cemetery in Clarksville.