Rita R. Stuart

Rita R. Stuart, 95, formerly of Dundee, passed away peacefully at Serenity Villa in Campbellsport on Friday, January 20, 2023. She was born in Milwaukee on April 9, 1927, the daughter of Frank and Victoria Weckwerth. After attending South Division High School, Rita worked at the Johnson Candy Company in Milwaukee. On June 10, 1950, Rita was united in marriage to Oliver R. Stuart at St. Mary Magdelen Catholic Church in Milwaukee. They moved to the Dundee area. She was a lifelong member of Shepherd of the Hills Catholic Parish. Rita was a homemaker who loved cooking and baking and was also a very caring and loving mother, and was always available for babysitting her grandchildren. Rita also enjoyed knitting and crocheting, going up North, fishing at Pelican Lake and dancing, especially doing the jitterbug with Ollie.

Rita is survived by her children Debbie Ramthun, Diane (Bill) Hintz and Scott Stuart (Lynn Thull), her sister Sister Julie Weckwerth, sister-in-law Sandy Fritz, grandchildren Michael (Stef) Ramthun, Tracy Ramthum, Brad Hintz, Jessie Hintz, and great grandchildren Brady Mann, Etta Ramthun, Kylie Hall, and Keira, Kenna, Kenzie, Kailynn, and Kyler Hintz.  She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Rita was preceded in death by her parents, husband Ollie, son Jeffrey, in-laws Oliver and Loretta Stuart, brothers-in-law Kenneth Stuart and Royce Fritz, sister-in-law Betty Stuart and son-in-law Dave Ramthun.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, January 25th at 11:00 AM at Shepherd of the Hills Catholic Church, W1562 County Road B, Eden. Rev. Mark Jones will officiate. Private family committal services will follow at Our Lady of Angels Cemetery, Armstrong.

The family extends a special thank you to the staff of Serenity Villa for the loving and quality care Rita received over the last number of years.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated for Shepherd of the Hills Catholic Church.