Rita Mary Jicinsky, 92, passed away peacefully with family at her side on Thursday, January 3, 2019 at Atrium Post Acute Care, Marshfield.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, January 7, 2019 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Stratford, where the visitation will be from 9:30 am on Monday until service time. Rev. Sengole Vethanayagam will officiate. Burial will take place in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Town of Eau Pleine, Marathon County, and Rita’s sons will serve as pallbearers. Sauter / Rembs Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Rita was born on December 29, 1926 in Colby, to Henry and Ruth (Butler) Hein and attended Colby High School. She was united in marriage to Ambrose G. Jicinsky on February 21, 1944 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Colby. He died on December 6, 2012.
After their marriage, the Jicinsky’s farmed in Stratford and raised their family of 11 children. Rita was active in Homemakers Club, 4-H and St. Joseph’s Parish. She enjoyed square dancing, bowling league, gardening, reading, photography, sewing and arts and crafts.
She is survived by 11 children, Bette (Mark) Kramer of Stratford, Gene Jicinsky of Las Vegas, Gary (Judee) Jicinsky, of Marshfield, Steve (Betty) Jicinsky of Baraboo, Rose Jicinsky of New Smyrna, FL, Al Jicinsky of Stratford, Jeff (Sue) Jicinsky of Middleton, Phyllis Jicinsky of Idaho, Judy (Dave) Williams of Swisher, Iowa, Barbie (Rick) Mueller of Marshfield, and Wayne (Mary) Jicinsky of Colby. She is also survived by 21 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and 1 great great granddaughter. She is further survived by a sister, Rose Miles of Waco, TX.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Ambrose, a grandson, Aaron, a daughter-in-law, Paulette Jicinsky, 3 brothers and 3 sisters.
Memorials may be designated in Rita’s name to Marshfield Area Purple Angels (MAPA) is a new non-profit organization raising awareness about Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia or St. Joseph’s Parish, Stratford.
Condolences may be sent online to www.rembsfh.com