Rita Agnes Miller 1938 - 2008 Richland
Funeral services for Rita Agnes Risch Miller, 69, Richland, were Saturday at Richland Memorial Chapel. Burial followed in Resurrection Cemetery in St. Robert. Mrs. Miller died Friday, May 16, 2008, at her home.
She was born Nov. 24, 1938, in Goodrich, Wis., the daughter of Jerome and Viola Mueller Risch. She grew up in Taylor County, Wis., where she attended Washington school. She moved to Missouri in 1956 and graduated from St. Joseph Catholic School in Salsbury.
Mrs. Miller worked at H.D. Lee Co. at a plant in Ottawa and then in Richland. She later worked at the Casey's store in Richland. She was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church in Richland.
She married Robert Miller on Sept. 28, 1957, in Salsbury, Mo. He survives, of the home. Other survivors include four sons, Robert Joseph Miller, Oskaloosa, Lawrence Edward Miller, Lawrence, and Jerry Lee and Michael Anthony Miller, both of Swedeborg; five daughters, Rita May Miller, Jeannette Fern Wilson and Mary Ellen Ogle, all of Richland, Loretta Viola Harmon, St. Robert, and Gail Lynn Pickens, Ottawa; two sisters, Hilda Hargett, Baldwin City, and Catharine Sharp, Mendon; a brother, Mark Risch, New Cambria; 46 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.
Memorials in memory of Rita Agnes Miler may be sent in care of the funeral home, 715 E. Jefferson Ave., Richland, Mo., 65556. Online condolences may be sent in care of www.richlandmemorialchapel.com.