Rita M. Maas
GLANDORF - Rita M. Maas, 83, of Glandorf died 12:25 p.m. Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Mercy Health St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. She was born September 15, 1937 in Glandorf to the late Raymond and Helen (Kern) Schroeder. On May 30, 1956 she married Elmer Maas, who preceded her in death on November 6, 1999.
Rita is survived by 2 children: Deb (Ricky) Carder of Ottawa and Dennis (Marcia) Maas of Wapakoneta; 5 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 3 brothers: Tom Schroeder of Glandorf, Dale (Ruth) Schroeder of Bowling Green and Gary (Jan) Schroeder of Kalida; 4 sisters: Evelyn Palte of Glandorf, Pat Hovest of Leipsic, Doris Eith of West Deptford, NJ and Diane Warnecke of Kalida; and a sister-in-law: Jeannie Schroeder of Ottawa.
She is preceded in death by a brother: Louie Schroeder; sister-in-law: Rose Schroeder and 4 brothers-in-law: Bill Palte, Greg Hovest, Bob Eith and Jim Warnecke.
Rita was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Glandorf and its Altar Rosary Society. She was a member of the C. L. of C. and the Ottawa VFW Auxiliary. Rita enjoyed sewing crafts and quilting for friends and family.
Her funeral mass will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church with Father Tony Fortman officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at church. The mass will be live streamed on the church Facebook page and Glandorf cable channel 3. The arrangements are by LOVE FUNERAL HOME, Ottawa.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, masks and social distancing are required upon entering the church.
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