WAUKESHA

Rita H. Kline
May 12, 1940 — April 17, 2017

Rita H. Kline, a lifelong resident of Waukesha, passed away peacefully at home with her loving family by her side on Monday, April 17, 2017, at the age of 76. Rita was born on May 12, 1940, the daughter of the late John and Elizabeth O’Brien.

She graduated from Catholic Memorial High School and pursued a career in nursing. Rita retired after a lifelong nursing career at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. She was an avid member of St. William Catholic Church and enjoyed fishing, spending time with her family and her dog, Izzy.

She will be missed by her son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Vicky Kline; grandchildren, Kristopher (Lindsey), Seth, and Haley; great-grandson, Jordan; loving sister, Margaret Moreno; and brother, John O’Brien. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, her close friend, Dee Frambs, other friends, and relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Keith Kline, and her brother, Frank O’Brien.

The visitation for Rita will be held on Saturday, May 13, from 9 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 2400 W. Highway 59, Waukesha. Mass will follow at 11 a.m. The Rev. Jose Nieto will officiate. The inurnment will immediately follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Season’s Hospice, 6737 W. Washington St., Suite 2150, West Allis, WI 53214.

Rita’s family would like to thank the staff of Season’s Hospice for their outstanding care and support.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call 262-5426609, or for directions, an online obituary, or to leave a condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com.