Rita Vincent, 81, formerly of the Town of Chase, died very peacefully Wednesday, January 18, 2012, at Aurora Bay Care Medical Center. The daughter of John and Nellie Van Lanen was born November 26, 1930, in the Town of Chase. On June 7, 1947, she married Edwin Vincent in Chase. The couple farmed in the Town of Chase.
Rita had been employed at Carver Boat in Pulaski for many years. She especially loved spending time with her family, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by three sons, Edwin Jr. (Jean) Vincent, Green Bay, Larry (Colleen) Vincent, Denmark, Bobby (Kathy) Vincent, Suamico; one daughter, Jean Vincent, Chase; 12 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; one sister, Margie Kuss, Suamico; nieces and nephews, other relatives, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband on January 9, 1995, an infant daughter, one son, Jerome, and several brothers and sisters.
Friends may call at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, 6051 Noble St., Sobieski, from 9:00-10:30 a.m. Saturday. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, Fr. Gerald Prusakowski, O.F.M. presiding. Spring burial will take place in St. Joseph Cemetery, Chase. Marnocha Funeral Home, Pulaski is serving the Vincent family.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Emerald Shores in Kewaunee, Aurora BayCare, and Aurora VNA Hospice for their wonderful care. Online condolences may be expressed at www.marnochafuneralhome.com