Rita Harris, age 70, of Beaver Dam, died on Friday, August 31, 2007, at her home, surrounded by her family and friends.
Private graveside services will be held at Wisconsin Memorial Park, Brookfield, Wisconsin.
The former Rita Yunk was born on August 22, 1937, to the late Erwin and Jenny (Kendziorski) Yunk, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Rita will be remembered for her love of fishing and cooking, often times, in combination. Even her work life was centered around the kitchen, having worked as a cook at a rehabilitation center. After living most of her life in the Milwaukee area, she moved to Beaver Dam.
Rita is survived by her brother, Walter (Irene) Yunk of Townsend, two sisters, Dorothy (Don) Scheel of Green Bay and Mary (Allen) Nelson of New Berlin. She is also survived by her special friend, Doris Winter of Beaver Dam, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Rita was preceded in death by her parents.
The Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is serving the family. Online condolence may be made on our website at www.MurrayFH.com.