RITA A. WILLMERT, age 93, of Blue Earth, died Friday, February 12, 2016, at United Hospital District in Blue Earth.Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 18, 2016, at 11:00 AM, at SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Blue Earth, with Father Peter Klein officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Blue Earth. Visitation time will be from 9:00am 11:00am at the church before the service. Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.comRita was born January 2, 1923, at Easton, MN, the daughter of William and Louise (Hefner) Scheid. She graduated from Wells Public School in 1940. She married McRea Willmert on May 23, 1945, in Blue Earth. She graduated from Normal Teachers Training in Wells, and taught country school for 4 years. She was a member of SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters of America , and the American Legion Auxiliary.Rita''s most important things in her life were faith, family and friends. Her huge dining room table was always surrounded with guests enjoying her cooking and baking. She enjoyed golfing, dancing, and crossword puzzles.She is survived by her son, William (Jean) Willmert of St. Michael, daughters, Becky (Tom) Johnson of Walker, Barbara (Bob) Bromeland of Blue Earth, Betty (Gary) Armon of Blue Earth, Brenda (Gary) Gavin of North Mankato, brother in law, Winston (Cathie) Willmert of Bloomington, 10 grandchildren, Kristi Gilbertson, Ben Johnson, Josh Willmert, Joe Bromeland, Bill Bromeland, Emily Nowlan, Elizabeth Stallman, Kyle Gavin, Kevin Gavin, Kathryn Reeder, and 17 great grandchildren .She was preceded in death by her husband, McRea, brothers, Father Alton Scheid, Emil Scheid, Bill Scheid, Marley Scheid, and sister, Carmel Wald.