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Rita C. Davids, 70

Feb 19, 2017

Rita Davids

Frost Funeral services for Rita Davids, age 70, of Frost were held on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 at Patton Funeral Home, Blue Earth, Father Peter Klein officiated. Rita died on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017 at Mayo Health Systems-Mankato. Interment was held at Graceland Cemetery, Buffalo Center, Iowa.

Rita Carol Sonnek was born on April 19, 1946 in Mankato to Louis and Veronica (Murphy) Sonnek. She attended parochial school at Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Easton and graduated from Delavan High School. She was married to Ronald Gene Davids on Oct. 28, 1969 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Easton. Rita worked at TAFCO in Blue Earth for 34 years. She was a member of the Legion Auxiliary and the Chicken Feed Crew. She loved gardening and was well known for her pickles. Rita was a staunch supporter of Diamond Joe’s.

Rita is survived by one son, Jeff (Kris) Davids; one granddaughter, Abbi Busch; siblings, Pat (Don) Krenik, Shirley Fraze, Russ (Ruth) Sonnek, Terry (Jan) Sonnek; one sister-in-law, Karen Davids; honorary grandkids, Felisha, Hannah, Riley, Taylor and Chloe; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to UHD Hospice.