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Rita J. Blumeyer

Published: Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 1:47 p.m. CDT

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

She was born March 28, 1930 in Dixon, the daughter of Frank and Loretta (Murphy) Weller.

She married Donald Blumeyer May 7, 1955 in Oregon.

Rita was a 1947 graduate of Oregon High School and was employed as a teller by the Ogle County National Bank and United Bank of Ogle County more than 32 years, retiring in 1980.

She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Oregon, Oregon VFW Ladies’ Auxiliary, and the Mt.Morris Moose Lodge. She is survived by her husband, Donald Blumeyer, Oregon, and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents and brother, Fausten Weller.

A funeral mass was held Jan. 18 at St. Mary Catholic Church, Oregon.  Rev. Richard Kramer was the celebrant.

Burial was at St. Mary Cemetery, Oregon.

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

Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon, assisted the family with arrangements.

Visit www.farrellhollandgale.com to leave online condolences.

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