Rita Wingers

March 13, 1954 - May 24, 2011

Rita J. Wingers of Waukesha died Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 57. She was born March 13, 1954, in Milwaukee, the daughter of Richard and Virginia (nee Gerlach) Osowski.

Rita was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and was a resident at Saratoga Heights, where she was well-known in her building.

She will be sadly missed by her daughters, Serina (fiancÚ Navdeep) Drefal of Waukesha and Amanda (fiance Mark) Wingers of Beloit; her longtime companion, Donald Gratz of Waukesha; her mother, Virgina Osowski of Waukesha; and her eight grandchildren. She is further survived by her brothers, Steve (Sep) Osowski and Richard (Debra) Osowski Jr.; her sister, Ruth Osowski; along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Richard.

Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the 10:30 a.m. funeral Mass on Tuesday, May 31, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 822 N. East Avenue, Waukesha. The Rev. Bill Key will preside. Burial will immediately follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com to leave the family an online tribute.