Rita Maria Hoeberling, 84, of Ossineke passed away Friday, July 16, 2021, at Medilodge of Alpena.
Rita Maria Gast was born on October 7, 1936, in Munich, Germany to the late Otto and Maria (Schwarzmeier) Gast. On May 12, 1962, she married John Hoeberling. He preceded her in death on January 4, 2001. Rita was a member of Hope Lutheran Church. She was active in Newcomers, enjoyed selling Mary Kay cosmetics, and spoke five languages, German, English, Italian, Spanish, and French.
Surviving are her two sons, Mark (Debbie) Hoeberling, Paul (April) Hoeberling; five grandchildren, Joanna (Brandon Miller) Hoeberling, Ryan Hoeberling, Eric Hoeberling, Claire Hoeberling, Henry Hoeberling; one great grandchild, Sophia Hoeberling; sister, Renate (Jim) Mowery; and sister-in-law, Bertha Gerke.
A memorial visitation will take place Saturday, October 2, 2021, at Hope Lutheran Church from 10 a.m. until the memorial service at 11 a.m. with Rev. Herbert Kitzman officiating. Cremation arrangements have been handled by the Bannan Funeral Home.
Inurnment: Hope Cemetery
Memorials: Hospice of Michigan and MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena Development Fund