Rita M. Jochum, 77

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Jochum, Rita M. (nee Hall) age 77 of Elk River, formerly of Anoka, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on May 4, 2013.
Preceded in death by her son Robert Jr., parents Lee & Bertha Hall, her brother and sisters.
Survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Robert; children Rita (Steve) Skold, Barb Hollenbeck (Ron Martino), Jean (Jerry) Hendrickx, Jeff (Kristen), and Joe Jochum.
10 grandchildren: Aimee (Brad) Bone, , Erin Prest (Jake Hase), Steven (Autumn) Richardson, Andy Chesser, Elizabeth Hendrickx, Jessica (Josh) Chase, Eric Jochum, Katie Jochum, Patrick Hendrickx and Madison Jochum.
7 great-grandchildren:  Adison Prest, Derby Bone, Trent Richardson, Stella Bone, Ryder Hase, Taylor Chase, Wyatt Hase and a boy on the way.
Also survived by her brother John (Carolyn) Hall and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Rita was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.  She will be missed greatly.
Owner of The Olde Store in Anoka. She loved garage sales and watching birds and wildlife as long as they stayed outside.  Her favorite saying was “When Pigs Fly”
Memorial service was held 1:00 PM Thursday May 9, 2013 at Dare’s Funeral Home 805 Main St. NW Elk River 763-441-1212
Visitation 2 hours prior to service at the funeral home.
Interment private
Memorials preferred to: American Heart Assn.

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