Rita J. Lonneman, 85, Adrian, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne.
A funeral service was Monday, Feb. 4, at St. Adrian Catholic Church, Adrian. Burial was at St. Adrian Cemetery.
Rita Lutmer was born to Louis and Mary (Voss) Lutmer on Nov. 28, 1933, in Lismore.
She graduated from St. Anthony Catholic High School in 1952. She worked at Brentwood Egg Plant in Adrian.
Rita married Anthony Lonneman at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Lismore on Sept. 12, 1956. After their marriage, the couple farmed south of Adrian. In 1990 they moved to Adrian.
She was a member of St. Adrian Catholic Church and its WCCW. Rita enjoyed traveling, fishing, bowling, cooking, baking and the love of their family.
She is survived by her husband, Tony Lonneman, Adrian; four children, Tom (Corinne) Lonneman, rural Adrian; Karen Lonneman, Olivia, Minnesota; Carol (Kim) Sundlee, Montevideo, Minnesota; and Marty (Ginger) Lonneman, rural Ellsworth; seven grandchildren, Jennifer (Eric) Meyer, Brad (Jennifer) Lonneman, Ryan (Lindsay) Lonneman, Kristi (Evan) Metzger, Matthew (Ashley) Sundlee, Darik (Maria) Lonneman and Dustin (Kelsey) Lonneman; eleven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Bernice Arens, Mahnomen, Minnesota, and Audrey Reisdorfer, Worthington.
She is preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Delbert Lutmer; and one sister, Mildred Gleis.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Minnesota Veterans Home, 1300 N. Kniss Ave., Luverne, MN 56156.
Arrangements were provided by Dingmann and Sons Funeral Home of Adrian, www.dingmannandsons.com.