Rita M. Hettich (nee Manning)

Jan. 28, 1928 Feb. 4, 2015

Rita M Hettich nee ManningRita M. Hettich (nee Manning) of Dousman entered eternal life on February 4, 2015, at the age of 87. Her journey through life was met with great endurance and unending love for her family. She was born January 28, 1928, in Granger, Iowa, to James and Mary Manning.

Rita is survived by her children Tim (Tracy), Tom, Mary (Jerry), Tony, Maureen, Mona, Chris (Dawn), Jim, Megan (Jess) Cudnohowski and Marsha (Rick) Brenning; grandchildren David, Kelly, Dustin, Jade, Danny, Dugan (Marie), Dustan, Dylan, Bradley, Ashley, Hunter, Autumn, Nick, Jack and Nolan; and great-grandchildren Caleb, Sammy and Seth.

Rita was preceded in death by her husband, Mark Hettich, and her son Ted.

Visitation will be held at St. Bruno Catholic Parish, 226 W. Ottawa Ave., Dousman, on Thursday, February 12, from 4PM to 8PM and again on Friday, February 13, from 9AM until the funeral mass at 10:30AM, all to be held at the church. Rita will be laid to rest at St. Bruno Catholic Cemetery immediately following Mass.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Rita and Ted Hettich will be used to establish a foundation for families in need of drug and alcohol treatment.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262-567-4457 or visit