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Rita Throndson

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Rita Margaret Throndson, age 87, of New Hampton, IA died Sunday September 5, 2010, at New Hampton Care Center Rita Margaret Weigel was born on November 18, 1922 to Michael and Mary (Fitzgerald) Weigel at Jerico, Iowa. Rita attended country school near Jerico. She worked for Harold Weigel as a housekeeper before uniting in marriage to Clarence Throndson on August 9, 1943 at St. Patricks Catholic Church in Jerico. The couple resided in the Lawler area until moving to New Hampton. Rita enjoyed baking and cooking, playing cards, garage saling, and visiting with friends and family.She was a member of Holy Family Parish-St. Josephs Center, and Holy Family Rosary Society. Rita is survived by her loving husband, Clarence of New Hampton; son, Joseph (Lea)Throndson of New Hampton; two sisters, Genevieve Steege of Fredericksburg, Iowa, and Eileen Anderson of Burbank, California; one son-in-law, Dennis Teske of Rochester, Minnesota; five grandchildren, Missy (Ralph) Riecks, Terri Throndson, Aaron Teske, Troy Teske, Jeni (Adam) Holmvig; 12 great-grandchildren, Trevor Reicks, Trenton Reicks, Elliot Reicks, Chloe Reicks, Shelby Reicks, Elijah Reicks, Alex Burke, Logan Burke, Tyler Carlson, Danika Teske, Hailey Teske, Ella Holmvig; and one great-great grandson, Tucker Reicks. She was preceded in death by her parents, Michael and Mary Weigel; one daughter, Sharon Teske; brothers, Harold, Joseph, and Gerald Weigel; and one sister, Alvetta Laures. Memorials: Memorials may be directed to the family. Cemetery: Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in New Hampton with Aaron Teske, Troy Teske, Adam Holmvig, Trevor Reicks, Trenton Reicks, and Elliot Reicks serving as casket bearers. Visitation: Visitation will be on Wednesday, September 8, 2010 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm, with a rosary at 4:30 pm and a scripture service at 6:00 pm at Conway-Kolbet Funeral Home in New Hampton. Visitation will continue at the church one hour prior to the service on Thursday. Service: Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am on Thursday, September 9, 2010 at Holy Family Parish-St. Josephs Center in New Hampton, IA with Fr. Mark Osterhaus celebrating.

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  1. Clarance Weareso sorry tohear of Ritas death. She was such a nice lady and will be saddly missed. Wewill see you at the services

  2. Clarence and Family, So sorry to hear about Aunt Rita, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. She will be missed by all that knew her. Love Dan Karen family

  3. Our heart felt sympathy goes out to you Joe and all the family. Many good memories with Rita and Clarence, and of course with you and Lea. I did not know until this morning that Sharon had passed away. She was a great girl. Jane and I will be out of town, both Wedensday and Thursday, we will miss the memorials, but will be thinking of you all. May God Bless. Larry

  4. To the family of Rita Throndson. Our thoughts and prayers go out to each and every one of you. You have all the good memories, to always keep her in your heart. As our parents get older, we all know the time will come to say goodbye, but it still doesnt make it any easier, but now you know she is in a better place. Randy and Mary Jane Leach

  5. We are so saddened by the death of Aunt Rita. We have lots of great memories of her. Spending time with her as a little girl to recent visits to her and Clarence at the home. She always was ready for a good laugh. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. God Bless

  6. We are so saddened by the death of Aunt Rita. We have lots of great memories of her. Spending time with her as a little girl to recent visits to her and Clarence at the home. She always was ready for a good laugh. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. God Bless

  7. We were so saddened by the news of the passing of your mother. You have our deepest sypathy, Joe and also your entire family. Its never easy to lose a loved one. Keep your memories with her close to your heart.

  8. Clarence and family, We want to extend our deepest sympathy to you all. Rita was a very special person and will be greatly missed. She was a wonderful friend to my mom, Virginia Schwickerath, they had many great times together. Just want you to know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  9. Clarence, Joe, Lea, Missy Terri and the rest of Rita’s family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to each and every one of you. Keep the fond memories close to your heart. Bob and I have many memories of Rita and Clarence as the best neighbors ever! We are keeping all of you in our prayers. Love, Bob and Cyndy, Zac and Tad

  10. Joe Lea, Missy Ralph, Trevor, Trent, Elliot, Chloe, Shelbi, Eli, Terri Bill, Alex, Logan I am truely sorry for your loss. Rita was a very special person and will be missed by all who knew her.


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