WAUKESHA

Rita Marie Einweck

Rita Marie Einweck Rita Marie Einweck, age 84, passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016.

Rita is survived by her brother Charles (Pat) Einweck, and her nephews Robert, Michael, Tony and Joe, and her nieces Charlotte Brunner and Charlene Hernandez. Rita was preceded in death by her brother Robert and her parents, Anthony and Marie.

Rita was a champion swimmer in high school, often training in Lake Michigan. Fitness was her passion and Rita continued swimming while in college and won many awards. Rita graduated from DePaul University in Chicago and began a career as a dedicated educator at Taft High School in the Chicago Public School System, where she served for almost 30 years. After retiring to Waukesha to be near family, she became a member of St. William Parish and found a rewarding second career as a volunteer.

A funeral Mass will be held for Rita on Monday, April 4, at 10:00 a.m. with a visitation for family and friends starting at 9:30 a.m., all to take place at St. William Catholic Church in Waukesha. Internment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in River Grove, Ill.

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