Evart- Rita Marie Duey, of Evart, passed away on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at her home with family by her side. She was 58.
Rita was born on August 28, 1961, in Reed City, Michigan to Bruce and Patricia (Coon) Bennett. Rita entered into marriage to Steven Duey, on July 27, 1986 in Marion. Rita made her living working with Ventra retiring after forty years of service. She enjoyed watching the deer on the property, going out on rides in the ranger, or feeding her birds. She could often be found tending to the flowers in her garden or out around the house. She will be deeply missed.
Rita is survived by her husband, Steven Duey of Evart; her sons, David (Autumn) Duey and Daniel (Kaylin) Duey all of Evart; daughter, Stevie (Andrew) Maxwell of Twenty Nine Palms, CA; two beloved grandkids, Bruce and Maevis; a sister, Rhonda; as well as any other loving family members, former co-workers and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Roberta.
Funeral services will take place at 4 pm on Monday December 23, 2019 at the Fosnaught-Holdship Funeral Home, with visitation one hour prior. Interment and committal services will be held at a later date in the spring. Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Jude Children's Hospital.
The family is being served by the Fosnaught-Holdship Funeral Home.
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