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Rita Jane Harms

September 25, 1947 March 20, 2010
Rita Jane Harms
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Obituary for Rita Jane Harms

Worthington, MN

     Rita Jane Harms, 62, was born on September 25, 1947, in Worthington, MN, the daughter of Carl and Tillie (Christians) Kluever. She graduated from Worthington High School in 1965. Rita married Doyle Harms on January 11, 1969, in Rushmore, MN. She worked for Hy-Vee in Worthington for eighteen years and then at Hagen Distributing in Worthington for twenty years. Rita died on Saturday, March 20, 2010, at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington.
     Rita is survived by her husband, Doyle Harms of Worthington, MN; her mother, Tillie Kluever of Worthington; four sisters, Karen (John) Fischer of Springfield, MO, Sonja Engstrom of Worthington, Karla Strothkamp of Council Bluffs, IA, and Julie Hohensee of Worthington; six brothers, Steven (Sheila) Kluever of Worthington, Carl Kluever, Jr. of Worthington, John Kluever (Linda Versluis) of Spencer, IA Kevin (Virginia) Kluever of Worthington, Roger (Linda) Kluever of Worthington, and Rick (Lucinda) Kluever of Spencer, IA; numerous nieces and nephews, and special friends, Mark, Suzanne, and Nicholas Hagen, Gil and Barb Hagen, and all the guys at Hagen Distributing. She was preceded in death by her father.
     Memorial Services will be held on Wednesday, March 24, 2010, at 1:00 p.m., at the First United Methodist Church in Worthington, MN, with Rev. Gordon J. Orde officiating. A private family burial will be held at the Worthington Cemetery.

Memorials are preferred.

Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.


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