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Rita Klaysmat

February 22, 1943 — January 22, 2022

Hibbing

Rita Marie Klaysmat, 78, lifelong resident of Hibbing died Saturday,
January 22, 2022 at Home and Comfort Assisted Living in Hibbing, MN. She was
born February 22, 1943 to Jerry and Julia (Conti) Maras in Hibbing. She
graduated from Hibbing Schools and attended Bemidji State University. She later
was employed with Hibbing Electronics as a Project Manager. Rita was a member
of St. Leo’s Catholic Church in Hibbing. She was active and very instrumental in
planning class reunions for her class of 1961. Her “favorite hobby” was her
grandchildren, Rita always had a pot of coffee on for when friends and family
stopped by. She also had a love of dogs, especially "her Fiona"
Rita is survived by her two children, Steven (Brigid) Klaysmat,
Chanhassen, MN, and Julie (James) Maddern, Pengilly, MN, two siblings, David
(Connie) Maras, Baxter, MN, and Carol (Michael) Maras, Plymouth, MN, five
grandchildren, Korina Klaysmat, Madeline Klaysmat, Connor Klaysmat, Linsay
Maddern, and Mason Maddern, along with many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jerry and Julia (Conti) Maras.
Funeral services for Rita will be 11:00 am, Saturday, April 23, 2022 at the
Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing. Visitation will be one hour prior to the
memorial service at the funeral home on Saturday. Interment will in the Maple
Hill Cemetery of Hibbing. The family would like to express a sincere thank you
to Fairview Range Hospice and Shannon and Lelyn Lustila for the exceptional
care that was given to Rita over the past few months. Arrangements are with the
Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing.

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Visitation

Saturday, April 23, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Dougherty Funeral Home Hibbing

2615 1st Ave, Hibbing, MN 55746

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Memorial Service

Saturday, April 23, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Dougherty Funeral Home Hibbing

2615 1st Ave, Hibbing, MN 55746

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