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Rita M. Staton

August 28, 1946 - June 29, 2007

Rita M. Staton

SPRINGFIELD – Rita M. Staton, 60, of Springfield, died Friday, June 29, 2007 at St. John’s Hospice.

She was born August 28, 1946 in Stonington, IL, the daughter of Florian and Theresa Stork DeMichael. She married Michael Staton on May 10, 1975. Her parents and one sister, Therese DeMichael, preceded her in death.

Mrs. Staton was a registered nurse retiring from St. John’s Hospital. She was a graduate of St. John’s School of Nursing. She enjoyed playing bingo and spending time with her family.

Survivors: husband, Michael A. Staton of Springfield; one daughter, Amy (husband, Marvin) Walker of Springfield; one son, Michael W. Staton of Springfield; six grandchildren, Karissa, Noah, Haley, Hannah, Garrett, and Jathan Walker; three sisters, Mary (husband, Donald) Blakeman of Stonington, Ann Reeves of Springfield, and Martha DeMichael of Springfield; one brother, Joe (wife, Susan) DeMichael of Columbia, SC; one aunt; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Memorials may be made to Right to Life.

Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 7, 2007 at St. John’s Hospital Chapel, Chaplain Marty Nagel. Staab Funeral Home of Service.

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