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Rita A. Patton

July 9, 1924 - July 4, 2018

Rita A. Patton, 93, of Springfield died at 5:25 pm, Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at Lewis Memorial Christian Village. She was born on July 9, 1924 in Springfield, IL to Anton J. and Anna Virtue (Doerfler) Maurer. She married Paul F. Patton on October 25, 1980 and he preceded her in death on October 12, 1997.

Also preceding her in death are her parents; one sister-in- law, Rosetta Maurer and two nephews, Christopher L. Maurer, DMD and John Maurer.

She is survived by two brothers, Joseph Jude Maurer, MD of Springfield and Anthony “Tony” (Julie) Maurer of Ft. Wayne, IN and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was a lifelong member of St. Agnes Church where she was baptized and married. Rita managed the Dew Chilli Parlor and later owned and operated the business until her retirement.

Visitation: 2:00 – 4:00 pm, Sunday, July 8, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.

Funeral Mass: 9:30 am, Monday, July 9, 2018 at St. Agnes Church with Reverend Robert Jallas officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Christopher L. Maurer, DMD Scholarship Fund at Sacred Heart Griffin.

Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, July 8, 2018

Time: 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Service Information

Date: Monday, July 9, 2018

Time: 09:30 am

St. Agnes Church

Address:

245 N. Amos
Springfield,, IL 62702

Map


Cemetery Information

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

(217) 492-4070 Map


Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to the Christopher L. Maurer, DMD Scholarship Fund at Sacred Heart Griffin.


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