Rita Redder, 91, died July 25, 2020 at Nevada Long Term Care. Services will be held at a later date at St. Frances Xavier Catholic Church in Belmond.
Rita Mae was born Nov. 8, 1928 in Minneota, MN to Leon and Bessie Hanson Tillemans. She graduated from high school and attended Northwest Institute of Medical Technology.
Rita was united marriage to Erwin Redder on April 6, 1953 at St. Edwards Catholic Church in Minneota. They later moved to Belmond and operated Redder Drug Store from 1965 to 1990.
Rita was a faithful member of Saint Francis Xavier. She loved her family, children and grandchildren. She loved to cook, garden, decorate her home, and read.
Rita was preceded in death by her husband Erv in 1998; and sisters Marjorie Schwartz and Dolores Drew.
Rita is survived by children David Redder of Centennial, WY, John (Sheri) Redder of Portland, OR, Mary Redder of Nevada, and Julieann (Matt) Hager of West Des Moines; grandchildren Samantha Redder, Charlene Redder, Bella Hager and Noah Hager; brother Richard Tillemans of Amarillo, TX; and sister Connie Sandrich of Amarillo.
Rasmusson-Ryan Funeral Home in Nevada is handling the arrangements.