Rita Mae Bower was born on April 6, 1972 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She attended school through the 8th grade. Rita resided in many locations including Duluth, Princeton, Milaca, the Crows Nest in Litchfield and recently resided at the Oak Terrace Health Care Center in Gaylord. Rita enjoyed cooking, was very helpful to those that reached out to her and willing to help weed gardens and help with other chores. She also enjoyed doing crafts, crocheting and helping with making crafts for fund raisers. On occasion Rita attended the Evangelical Free church in Milaca with her caretaker.
Rita died on Sunday, July 5th at the Oak Terrace Health Care Center in Gaylord, Minnesota at the age of 43 years, 2 months and 30 days.
Graveside services were held 11 AM, Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at the Milo Cemetery near Milaca with Rev. Dan Clausen officiating