Marieta “Rita” (Struthers) Baragona, age 98, passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2021.
Graveside Services, 10:30AM, Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at Clearwater Cemetery, Clearwater, KS.
Rita was born on Saturday, July 29, 1922 in Bayneville, Kansas, to her parents, Lee Harvey and Bettie (Lane) Struthers. She was united in marriage to Joseph Baragona on October 15, 1955 in Los Angeles, CA. He preceded her in death on November 3, 1986.
She is preceded in death by her husband, parents, brothers, Allen and Carl Struthers, sisters, Beulah Preuett and Lela Grimes, 1/2 sisters, Bessie Mae and Molly Lou Struthers. Rita is survived by her 1/2 sister, Jessie June Moore in Arkansas; Nieces, Christin Preuett of Wichita, Lois Tinnell of AZ, Mary Jo Linsicome of TX; nephews, Randy Preuett of Wichita, Don and Chuck Struthers of IA; Loving Friend, Rebecca Kramer; numerous other extended family members.
In lieu of flowers, Memorials: Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, KS 67202 or Kansas Humane Society, 3313 N. Hillside, Wichita, KS 67219.
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Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice
313 S. Market, Wichita KS 67202
Kansas Humane Society
3313 N. Hillside, Wichita KS 67219