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Rita Laree Biermaier

July 15, 1939 ~ April 15, 2017 (age 77)

Rita Laree Biermaier


            Rita Laree Biermaier, 77 years old, of Purdin, Missouri, passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017 at University Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.

            Rita was born July 15, 1939 in Reger, Missouri to Thomas and Hazel (Lovell) Rardon. On July 23, 1955, she married Kenneth Biermaier in Jackson County, Missouri, he preceded her in death on October 28, 1992. She was also preceded in death by: her parents; and two sisters, Esther Rardon and Veda Tye.

            Survivors include: four children, Lorri Rose and husband David of Holden, Missouri, Frank Biermaier and wife Ronda of Blue Springs, Missouri, Tammy Pfeiffer and companion James Helms of Purdin, and Sherrie Small and husband James of Purdin; seven grandchildren, David Rose and wife Tamara, Jeremiah Rose and wife Erin, Jamie Hollon, Kenny Small and wife Brenda, Nathan Biermaier and wife Lillianna, Cody Biermaier and wife Megan, and Lee Biermaier and wife Missy; 15 great grandchildren, Nate, Zach, Dawson, Isaac, Alex, Marianna, Aden, Colton, Madelyn, Wyatt (on the way), Bailey, Dylan, Mason, Gracie, and Harper; one brother, Frank Rardon of Olathe, Kansas; and several nieces and nephews.

            Rita moved to Milan, Missouri in 1982, later moving to Browning, then Linneus, and finally Purdin. Rita enjoyed quilting and loved taking care of her grandkids.

            A graveside service for Rita will be held 1:30 PM, Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at the Henry Cemetery, South of Reger. No scheduled visitation. Schoene-Ruschmeier Funeral Home is handling arrangements.


 Service Information

Graveside Service
April 18, 2017

1:30 PM

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