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Rita Mae Watts

Rita Mae Watts, 86 of Cedar Rapids, passed away Sunday, May 7, 2017 at the Boone County Health Center in Albion.
She is survived by her husband Bob of Cedar Rapids; two sons: Bobby “Bunky” (Joan) and Bill, both of Cedar Rapids; granddaughter Amy (Lonnie) Meyer of Bertrand; two great grandchildren: Jacob and Jordan Hilmer of Bertrand; brother Ray (Barb) Rutten of Omaha; two sisters: Marlene Wilson of Merrillville, IN; Veronica (Harold) Pfeifer of Cedar Rapids; sister-in-law Ernie Rutten of Cedar Rapids; along with many nieces and nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Rita was preceded in death by her parents, grandson Christopher Watts; three brothers: Maurice, Chic, and Mark Rutten; two sisters: Angela Koziol and Georgie Robinson.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids with Msgr. Ralph Steffensmeier officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Anthony’s Catholic Cemetery, Cedar Rapids.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at the church with a 7 p.m. Wake Service. Visitation will resume Thursday at 9 a.m. at the church.
Levander Funeral Home of Cedar Rapids is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at: www.levanderfuneralhome.com.