Rita Hedberg Obituary

Rita J. Hedberg
Rita J. Hedberg
Rita J. Hedberg

January 18, 1934 - March 28, 2015
Born in Des Moines, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Rita Hedberg, 81, died Saturday, March 28, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. A Memorial Mass will be held 11 a.m. Friday, April 10, at St. Augustin Catholic Church in Des Moines, where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Rita was born January 18, 1934, in Des Moines to Joseph and Catherine (Knepper) Walsh. She graduated from St. Joseph Academy and later from Clarke College. Rita married George R. Hedberg and they made their home in Des Moines. She worked for many years as a Physical Therapist at Mercy Medical Center and later at Iowa Methodist Medical Center. Rita was an active member of St. Augustin's for many years and enjoyed spending time with many life-long friends and family.

Rita is survived by her sister, Janaan (Glen) Happe of Cape Coral, FL, sister-in-law, Joan Walsh of West Des Moines and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and her siblings, Howard Walsh, Lois Hester and Alan Walsh.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Augustin Catholic Church. Online condolences will be welcomed at IlesCares.com.



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Memorial Visitation
St. Augustin's Catholic Church
545 42nd Street
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Friday, April 10, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Memorial Mass
St. Augustin's Catholic Church
545 42nd Street
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Friday, April 10, 2015
11:00 AM
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Private