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Rita J. Blumeyer

Published: Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST
Rita J. Blumeyer

OREGON – Rita J. Blumeyer, 83, lifelong Oregon resident, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at Oregon Living and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born March 28, 1930, in Dixon, the daughter of Frank and Loretta (Murphy) Weller. She was married to Donald Blumeyer on May 7, 1955, in Oregon. Rita was a 1947 graduate of Oregon High School. She was employed as a teller by The Ogle County National Bank and United Bank of Ogle County for more than 32 years, retiring in 1980. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Oregon, Oregon Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies’ Auxiliary, and Mount Morris Moose Lodge.

She is survived by her husband, Donald Blumeyer of Oregon; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Fausten Weller.

Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday and the Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary Catholic Church, with the Rev. Richard Kramer, celebrant, officiating. Burial will be at St. Mary Cemetery in Oregon. Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home in Oregon is handling arrangements.

Memorial donations in Rita’s name may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church in Oregon.

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