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Oehlert, Rita 1933-2011


Posted By: Crystal Wilken (email)
Date: 11/4/2017 at 23:26:25

Rita D. Oehlert, 78, of Hampton, Iowa, passed away November 10, 2011,at the Franklin General Hospital in Hampton. She was born February 18, 1933 in Hampton, to Clinton "Toon" Murphy and Maye Addison. Rita graduated from Hampton High School and attended Hamilton Business School in Mason City. On June 25, 1954, Rita was united in marriage to Ron Oehlert in Hampton. She worked at home raising their children and also worked at Montgomery Ward for several years. Ron and Rita enjoyed wintering in Las Vegas for 16 years during their retirement. Rita was a member of the First Congregational United Church of Christ where she was a member of the Women's Fellowship. She was a very active member of the Hampton Senior Center, where she was a board member and a volunteer. Rita delivered meals to the shut-ins for many years for the Senior Center and enjoyed helping elderly family members. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother and loved spending time with her family. Rita is survived by her husband Ron Oehlert, three children, Randy (Lucy) Oehlert, Tim Oehlert and Zoe (Mel) Brown all of Hampton, three grandsons Chad (Amy) Oehlert of Urbandale, Chris Oehlert of Sheffield and Blake Brown of Hampton, two great grandchildren, Olivia and Kaelen Oehlert of Urbandale and a sister in law, Alice Mae Maassen of Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant grandson, mother in law, Edna Allinson, brother in law, Robert Oehlert, and several aunts and uncles. Please direct memorials to the Hampton Senior Center or the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Hampton.

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