Obit: Werner, Rita (1930 – 1974?)

Contact: Linda Mertens

Surnames: Werner, Brost, Bishop, Mayer, Tuma, Dettmering

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Rita Werner (31 Dec 1930 - 1974?)

Mrs. Robert A. Werner

A concelebrated Mass will be offered at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Medford for Mrs. Robert A. (Rita A.) Werner, 44, Route 5, Marshfield. She was pronounced dead on arrival Friday evening at Wautoma Memorial Hospital of head injuries suffered in a two-car collision, 2 miles south of Coloma on U.S. Highway 51.

Principal celebrant of the Mass will be the Rev. Frederick J. Brost, a cousin of the deceased.
Interment will be in the Medford Catholic Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Rembs/Kundinger Chapel in Marshfield after 2 p.m. Tuesday and at the church from 10 a.m. Wednesday until service time. Three services will be held Tuesday at the funeral home – Knights of Columbus service at 7:30 p.m., St. Joachim’s parish vigil service at 8 p.m. and St. Joachim’s Parish Council of Catholic Women rosary service at 8:15 p.m.

Born Dec. 31, 1930, at Medford, the former Rita A. Brost attended Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Parochial School and Medford High School. She lived in Medford until her marriage to Robert A. Werner on May 24, 1952, at Holy Rosary parish, Medford.

The couple the lived in Minnesota for a period of time and in 1958, moved to the City of Marshfield. They moved to Route 5, Marshfield, in June 1968. Mrs. Werner was employed by the Marshfield Clinic the past 10 years.

She was a member of St. Joachim’s Catholic Church, Pittsville, and its Parish Council of Catholic Women.

Survivors include her husband; her mother, Mrs. Margaret Brost, Medford; three daughters, Mrs. Philip (Ann) Bishop and Miss Julie Werner, both of Stevens Point, and Kris Werner, Route 5, Marshfield; two sons, Marty and Patrick, both of Route 5, Marshfield; three sisters, Mrs. William (Arlyle) Mayer, Green Bay, and Mrs. Robert (Peg) Tuma and Mrs. Robert (Marlene) Dettmering, both of Medford; five brothers, Lambert, LeRoy, Vernon, Allen and Thomas Brost, all of Medford.

Her father preceded her in death.

For those who wish to give memorial contributions, a memorial fund will be announced at a later time.



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