Rita Kay Housley
Rita Kay Housley, 71, of Springfield, died at 3:26 pm, Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at her home. She was born on July 15, 1944 in Springfield to Edward L. and Mary Alene Willett Sprague. Rita married Robert “Bob” Housley on March 31, 1972 and he survives.
Also surviving are one sister, Shirley Knox of Galesburg; two nieces, Lori (Jeff) Link and Michele Sprague; one nephew, Mark (Lisa) Sprague and several great nieces and nephews and a great great niece.
She is preceded in death by her parents, step-son Jeffrey Housley and a brother, Edward Ronald Sprague.
Rita had worked as a contractual worker at the State of Illinois and also had worked at the Springfield Marine Bank and Capitol Bank. She belonged to Third Presbyterian Church.
Visitation: 11 am – 12 pm, Friday, December 4, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 12 pm, Friday, December 4, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Dr. Joseph H. Eby officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be may be given to the Charity of Donor’s Choice.