Rita Maxine Mendel

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Mendel, Rita Maxine Rita Maxine Mendel was born February 13, 1927, to Walter and Alice Hassler in Graham County, Kansas. Rita passed away June 9, 2018, in Wichita, Kansas. Rita married Forrest Mendel August 31, 1948, and then moved to Wichita. They had three sons Douglas, Richard and Robert. Rita and Forrest moved to Denver, Colorado in July, 1970. Forrest passed away March 1, 1996. Rita worked at JCPenney's for 27 years, and later moved back to Wichita, Kansas in April 2004. She is survived by her sons, Richard and family, and Robert and family; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Private family services will be held at a later date in Denver, Colorado. Memorials may be sent to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market St., Wichita, KS 67202.
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Published in The Wichita Eagle on June 13, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
Resthaven Mortuary
11800 West Highway 54 | Wichita, KS 67209 | (316) 722-2100
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