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Rita Mae Koster

May 19, 1941 April 3, 2008
Rita Mae Koster
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Obituary for Rita Mae Koster

Brewster, Minnesota

     Rita Mae Koster, 66, was born on May 19, 1941, in Heron Lake, Minnesota.  She was the daughter of Walter and Agatha (Beirn) Liepold.  Rita attended school in Heron Lake and graduated from Heron Lake High School.  She attended one year at Mankato State before transferring over to Beauty School, where she received her degree in Cosmetology.  Rita married Robert Koster on April 15, 1961, in Heron Lake.  After their marriage, they resided in Brewster, Minnesota.  She worked for fourteen years in various retail stores in the Worthington/Brewster community including K-Mart, Hy-Vee, and Dick’s Food Market.  Rita loved working with the public.  She was very active in the PTA, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Women of Today, and enjoyed gardening.  Rita died on Thursday, April 3, 2008, at the Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
     Rita is survived by her loving husband of 47 years, Robert, of Brewster; four children, Thomas (Paula) Koster, of Onalaska, WI, Daniel (Marlene) Koster, of Minnetonka, MN, Maria (Rick) Regner, of Napoleon, ND, and Laura (Steve) Herfurth, of Montevideo, MN; ten grandchildren, Allison, Paul Thomas, and Cierra Koster, Benjamin and Natalie Koster, Brittany, Brianna, and Megan Regner, and John and Preston Herfurth; her mother, Agatha Liepold, of Heron Lake, MN; her sister, Fidelis (Cletus) Freking, of Heron Lake; her brother-in-law, Fritz (Mattie) Koster, of Melba, ID, and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her father, Walter Liepold and infant daughters, Bonnie Jean and Sarah.
     Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 7, 2008, at 10:30 a.m., at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Brewster, Minnesota, with Father Andrew Olsem officiating.  Burial will be in the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Brewster.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 6, 2008, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Brewster and on Monday, April 7, 2008, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Brewster.
Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.


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