Rita A. Termine
Rita A. Termine, 94, of Springfield died, Sunday, April 10, 2016 at her daughter’s home. Born October 16, 1921 in Rice Lake, WI to John and Helena (Rauanhorst) Hopman. Her husband, Mario Termine, preceded her in death in 1998. Also preceding her in death were four sisters, Lavenia Novack, Marie Kaster, Sally Hanson and Leona Betsinger and a brother, Bernard Hopman.
Surviving daughter, Anne Termine, son, Joseph John “Jay” (Roberta) Termine, both of Pleasant Plains, four grandchildren, six great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews
Her career as a Health Nurse at St John’s School of Nursing earned Rita the nick name of “Den Mother”. She was so generous with kind words and a smile to all.
She was a member of the St Katharine Drexal Parish and the St. Johns Retirees.
Burial: 10 am, Friday, April 15, 2016 at Camp Butler National Cemetery.
Memorial Gathering: 2 – 4 pm, Saturday, April 16, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home, with a memorial service at 3:00 pm, with Reverend Jim Isaacson officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s School of Nursing.