Rita Reneé Lundblade, 63, of Idaho Falls, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, at her sister's home. Aspen Home Health and Hospice assisted the family in her care.
She was born June 13, 1950, in Idaho Falls to Donald Warner Lundblade and Rayola Jones Lundblade. She spent her entire life in Idaho Falls and on the family ranch in Tetonia. Rita par- ticipated in a University of Utah educational study and received a Certificate of Excellence for her involvement.
Rita was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and enjoyed attending Special Needs Primary. She was involved in ARC Special Olympics, Development Workshop, the Joshua D. Smith Foundation and Fit and Fall Proof classes.
She enjoyed bowling, traveling, parties, dancing and exercising.
Rita is survived by her siblings, John (Lorie) Lundblade of Idaho Falls, and Ron (Pat) Lundblade and Deloris (Jack) Poer, both of Ammon; 14 nieces and nephews; and 44 and another-on-the-way great-nieces and great-nephews who all adored Rita.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at the Centennial Ward Building, 4459 John Adams Parkway (corner of John Adams and 45th East), with Bishop Chris Kunz officiating. The family will visit with friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, at Coltrin Mortuary, 2100 First St. in Idaho Falls, and Saturday one hour prior to services at the church.
Condolences may be sent online at www.coltrinmortuary.com.