Rita Barbara Foerster of Ste. Genevieve died on Friday, March 29, 2019, at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital. She was 77 years old.
She was born on February 19, 1942 in St. Louis, a daughter of Edwin “Clem” Maas and Stella (Grooms) Maas.
She is survived by her husband, Guenter Kirk Foerster of Ste. Genevieve; one daughter, Lisa Marie Neal and her husband Gerald of St. Mary; one sister, Patricia Robison and her husband Bill of Tucson, Arizona; and three grandsons, Joshua Neal of St. Mary, Matthew Neal of St. Mary, Nicholas Neal of St. Mary.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Tom Grissom; and one sister, Muriel Burson.
She will be remembered as a wonderful mother and grandmother.
Funeral services were Monday, April 1, at Sacred Heart Church in Ozora. Rev. James Schaefer officiated. Burial was at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Ozora. Basler Funeral Home of Ste. Genevieve handled the arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Parkinson’s Foundation.