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Rita Marie Elmen

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“In loving memory of a wonderful lady Whom I was so lucky to be able to clean for at / Touchmark at all Saints She will certainly be missed My...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Susan Merry - Dell Rapids S.D., SD

“I am sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. I see her connection to All Saints/Touchmark, and enjoyed attending school there, as Julie was in my...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Vickie Schumacher - Sioux Falls, SD

“Brenda, Julie, Sara and families, I was saddened to hear of your mother's sudden passing. I think of her often when I make scrambled eggs using her...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Karen Johnson - Sioux Falls, SD

“Dear Family,We are so sorry to hear about the passing of Rita. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you during this...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Nate Dally - Sioux Falls, SD

“Rita will always be an inspiration to me as a gentle, genuine, and gracious friend, wife, and community volunteer. Loved her! She will be missed! ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Rebecca Blue - Sioux Falls, SD

“Sweet Rita...my neighbor mom for so many years.. I hope she passed peacefully... To join her dear Bob. Many good memories of her yummy bars, her...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Tania Haber - MN

“Such a sweet lady! You are all in our thoughts and prayers. I am sure you have many special memories!❤ ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Darcy & Diane Van Gorp - SD

Rita passed away on Saturday, November 30, 2019.

Rita was a resident of Sioux Falls, South Dakota at the time of passing.

She completed her early school years in St. James, and graduated from Madelia High School in 1949.

Rita's memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, December 6, 2019, at Our Saviors Lutheran Church with a time of sweet treats, visitation and fellowship beginning before the service at 12:00 p.m. in the Friendship Room at Our Saviors.

Memorials can be directed to Augustana Library Associates ( http://www.augie.edu/augustana-library-associates ), Good Earth State Park at Blood Run ( https://parkswildlifefoundation.org/current-projects/good-earth-historic-landmark.aspx ), or Our Savior's Lutheran Church Foundation ( https://oslchurch.com/about/oslc-foundation/ Our Saviors Luthean Church 909 west 33rd street Sioux Falls, SD 57105 Memories of Rita View Album.