|Rita D. Sever|
|Written by Staff Reports|
|Monday, January 14, 2013 9:59 AM|
June 9, 1920 - Jan. 11, 2013
Rita D. Sever, of Delphos, passed away Friday morning at 8:10 a.m. at Roselawn Manor in Spencerville.
She was born June 9, 1920, to John and Viola (Lang) Sever, who preceded her in death.
On Dec. 31, 1941, she married Oliver J. Sever Sr., who passed away on July 20, 2010.
Survivors include her children, three sons Mark J. Sever Sr. of Ft. Collins, Co, Carl F. Sever of Ft. Collins, Co and Oliver J. “Joe” (Kathy) Jr.,of Grove City; four daughters, Bernadette “Penny” (Benjamin) Chinni of Cleveland, Rosemary C. Koval of Annandale, Va, Janet K. (James) Singleton of Wadsworth and Laurel “Laurie” (Sam) Kill of Spencerville; 17 grandchildren; Mark Jr., Andrew, Christine, Jason, Adrienne, Jennifer, Autumn, Devin, Stephanie, Nathan, Ryan, Aaron, Adam, Michael, Vanessa, Emily and Matthew; and 11 great-grandchildren; Brian, Timothy, Aidan, Ashleigh, Anthony, Alexander, Delaney, Kennedy, Adelaide, David and Ty.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; 2 sisters; Angela L. Kill, Sr. Mary Roberta Kill; 4 brothers, Norbert Kill, Bernard “Ben” Kill, Paul “Pidge” Kill and John Kill.
Mrs. Sever worked for St. John’s Catholic Schools as their secretary and lunch server for 22 years. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Delphos.
She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, bingo, needle work and loved to converse with people.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Delphos, with Father Melvin Verhoff officiating. Burial will take place in St. John’s Cemetery.
Family and friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Monday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home. There will be a Parish Wake on at 7:30 p.m. on Monday.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Roselawn Manor Activities Department.
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