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Schneider, Rita K.

Rita K. Schneider, age 90, of Port Edwards, WI died Saturday, July 22, 2017 at her residence.

Funeral Mass will be 11:00 AM Thursday, July 27, 2017 at St. Alexander's Catholic Church, Port Edwards, WI. Father John Swing will officiate. Visitation will be held at Ritchay Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids, WI from 4:00-7:00 PM Wednesday and Thursday at the Church from 10:00-11:00 AM. Burial will be at the Village of Port Edwards Cemetery.

Rita was born February 3, 1927 in Black Creek, WI to Mathias and Felicita (Kronschnabel) Huhn. She married Eugene E. Schneider on February 9, 1952 in Sherwood, WI. He preceded her in death on September 3, 1999. Rita was both a trustee and village clerk for the Village of Port Edwards an also was an instructor for Mid-State Technical College. Rita was a long time member of the St. Alexander's Women's Club and loved to play bridge.

Rita is survived by five children, Eric (Kathline) Schneider of Cedarburg, WI, Mary (Richard) Hotchkiss of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, James Schneider of Tomahawk, WI, Daniel (Maggie) Schneider of Plymouth, MI and Patty (Bill) Frey of New Freedom, PA; 13 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and two sisters, Helen (Robert) Schipferling of Mosinee, WI and Grace Bauer of Sherwood, WI.

Rita was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Eugene; daughter, Janet Schneider; grandson, Matt Helke; three brothers, Dave Huhn, Tom Huhn and Dennis Huhn and two sisters, Carole Diederich and Ruth Mauer.
Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on July 25, 2017
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