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Rita M. Altenburg

March 9, 1916 March 9, 2010
Rita M. Altenburg
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Obituary for Rita M. Altenburg

Rita M. Altenburg of Brighton died peacefully Tuesday, March 9, 2010 on her 94th birthday.

Rita was a local Brighton business woman for over 32 years as the owner of The Quaker Shop on Hyne St.

Rita was preceded in death by her beloved husband Reed Joseph Altenburg (d. 1974).

She is survived by her children Gail (Barry) Van Tiem, Stephanie (Philip) Garcia, Robert (Peggy) Altenburg, John (Margaret) Altenburg; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; brother Donald Holsapple and sister-in-law Miriam Jones. Also survived by many extended family members and dear friends.

Funeral Liturgy from St. Patrick Catholic Church, 711 Rickett Rd., Brighton, Saturday, March 13, 10:30 AM. Father Mark J. Rutherford to officiate. Burial Calvary Cemetery. Friends may visit at Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors, 600 East Main St., Brighton, Friday 4-9 PM. Rosary Friday evening. Memorials may be made to: The Capuchin Soup Kitchen, 1820 Mt. Elliott St., Detroit, MI 48207.

For further information, phone Lynch & Sons at 810.229.2905.


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