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Rita Fletcher

May 24, 1931 — January 31, 2020

Saint Paul

Rita Marie Fletcher

Age 88 of St. Paul

Rita passed away peacefully on Friday January 31, 2020.

Rita is preceded in death by parents Clarence and Mary Prazak, loving husband Richard, daughter Theresa (Fletcher) Johnson, brother Tom Prazak and son in law Michael O’Donnell.

Survived by daughters Gail (Dave) Cossetta, Marylynn (Greg) Lendway, Karen (Mike) Hansen, Denise O’Donnell (Jim) and Kerry Johnson; Grandchildren Jacob (Tammy), Gina (Melvin), Andrea (David), Danielle, Joseph; Lisa (Chris), Heather (Patrick) and Stephen; Darren, Dylan (Stephanie); Matt (Mandy), Jason; Melissa (Isai), Kelly (Evan).

Rita was the epitome of a women of faith and family. Married for 60 years to her high school sweetheart Richard, they raised five girls in the West 7th street area on Stewart street. A Proud homemaker, an avid Q.V.C. Shopper and world traveler later in life after she raised her family. Rita shared herself with many family and friends throughout her life and she touched many hearts, and the memories will live in us for Life.

Many Thanks to our extended Family at White Pines and Intrepid for all your Love and Care for Rita. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Funeral Mass 11:00 a.m. Wednesday February 5 at St. Francis de Sales, 650 Palace Ave. Burial at Fort Snelling Visitation one and one half hours prior to Mass at 9:30 a.m.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, February 5, 2020

9:30am - 4:00 pm (Central time)

St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church


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Funeral Mass

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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