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Obituaries

Obituaries

Rita Louise Wurtz 1928 - 2007 Eudora

Funeral services for Rita Louise Wurtz, 79, Eudora, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary Eudora Chapel. Burial will be in Eudora Cemetery.Mrs. Wurtz died Monday, July 30, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She was born March 29, 1928, in Linn County, the daughter of Hugh Leonard and Ruth King Johnson.Mrs. Wurtz worked for Burnett Instruments and was a homemaker. She attended of Assembly of God Church in Pleasanton and Eudora.She married Albert Wurtz on Dec. 1, 1945, in Mound City. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include two sons, Edwin, Branson, Mo., and Larry, Eudora; a daughter, Linda Holloway, Eudora; a brother, Clifford Johnson, Drexel, Mo.; two sisters, Carole Nation, LaCygne, and Wanda Cousin, Excelsior Springs, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. Thursday at the chapel, where the family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday.The family suggests memorials to the American Diabetes Association, sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Wurtz.