Rita Rose Merriman(1949 - 2014)

Rita Rose Merriman, 64

Waite Park

May 4, 1949-February 24, 2014

Rita Rose Merriman, 64, Waite Park, MN, died Monday, February 24, 2014 at her residence in Waite Park, MN.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, February 28, 2014 at 12:30 PM at St. Paul's Catholic Church, St. Cloud, MN. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Waite Park, MN. Funeral arrangements were made by Benson Funeral Home, St. Cloud, MN.

Rita was born May 4, 1949 in St. Louis, MO to Henry and Marguerite (DuBois) Merriman. She was a member of St. Paul¹s Catholic Church. Rita enjoyed all types of crafts especially, cross stitch and painting.

Survivors include daughters, Angela (Daniel) Kremers, St. Martin, MN; Holly Wilcox, Denver, CO; sisters, Shirley Goodwin, O'Fallon, MO; Audrey Bell, Cold Spring, MN; Juanita Shelton, High Point, NC; Margaret Couch, Sartell, MN; and eight grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Cecilia Gibbons and Clara Lee Vogel, brother, Lester Dwiggins and one grandson.


Funeral Home

Benson Funeral Home
1111 25th Avenue South St. Cloud, MN 56301
(320) 252-3132

Published in the St. Cloud Times on Feb. 26, 2014