2017-07-13 / Obituaries


RITA M. KREUCHER, 81, of Davison, passed away July 7, 2017 at University of Michigan Hospital – Ann Arbor.

Rita was born in Watersmeet, MI, on December 23, 1935, daughter of the late Theodore and Carrie (Britton) Houle. She married Richard C. Kreucher on August 29, 1959 and he preceded her in death on April 8, 1989. After 28 years, she rejoins the love of her life. Rita was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church since 1959 and a volunteer with St. John Christian Service for 44 years. Rita was fiercely loyal and devoted to her family and her faith and was involved in several prayer groups, often being referred to as a “Prayer Warrior”.

Rita is survived by her daughter, Mary Ellen (George) Carritti of Davison; three sons, Steven (Lisa) of Boston, John (Penny) of Davison, Thomas (Annette) of Midland; grandchildren, Caroline, Chelsea, Sydney, Kyle, Jack, Carrie, Anna, Ashley, Jennifer, Jason; four great-granddaughters; two brothers, Ted (Jane) Houle, Tom (Mary Jane) Houle.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Ronald Houle.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John Christian Service.

Cremation has taken place and burial of cremated remains will be in St. John Catholic Cemetery at a later date. A Memorial Mass was celebrated Monday, July 10, 2017 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 404 N. Dayton St., Davison; Rev. Fr. Andrew A. Czajkowski celebrant.

Please share your thoughts with the family at www.allenfuneralhomeinc.com.

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