Rita Nelson

NELSON, Rita Marilyn, 80, of Alpena, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at home with her loving husband Bob and family by her side.

She is survived by her husband, Robert; son, William (Diana); daughters, Kathy Hanson, Julie (Lowell) Luebke; four grandchildren, Crystal, Michael, Kyle and Maggie; two sisters, Betty (Joe) Baker, Eunice (Richard) Braidwood; two brothers, Roy (Darlene) Sommerfeld, Myles (Jane) Sommerfeld; three sisters-in-law, Jean Sommerfeld, Carole Sommerfeld, Eunice Sommerfeld; and many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends may call Friday at the Bannan Funeral Home from 2-8 p.m. Visitation will continue Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran Church from 10 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. with Rev. David Spaeth officiating.

A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of The News.