Rita R. Braun, age 79, of De Pere passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at San Luis Nursing Home in Green Bay. She was born April 8, 1934 daughter of the late Ray and Hazel Steinbach.
Rita was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Oneida.
The biggest pleasures in Rita's life were her family, gardening, a good book and her chocolate.
She is survived by her husband Gerald; children: Steven (Betsy), Randy (Wendy), Gordon, Tina (Jeff) Rosner, Rick (Tammy); 11 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; siblings: Donna (Joe deceased) Giordana, Judy (Fran) DeCaire, Greg (Josie) Steinbach.
Rita was preceded in death by her grandson Brent Rosner and daughter-in-law Barbara Braun.
Friends may call at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Oneida, on Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 9:30 am until the Mass of Christian burial at 11 am with Fr. John Chrysostom Katamba and Deacon Bobby Doxtator officiating. Entombment will take place at Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum. Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.muehlboettcher.com
Special thanks to Rita's favorite nurse, Judy, and the entire staff of San Luis and Heartland Hospice for the wonderful care given to our wife and mom.