Rita Jean Acker
Rita Jean Schneiders Acker was born to Elmer and Rose George Schneiders on October 18, 1947 in Dell Rapids, South Dakota and passed from this life on November 23, 2019 at the age of 72 years.

Rita grew up and attended St. Mary's school in Dell Rapids, South Dakota. She loved quilting and was a proud mother of four daughters, grandmother of 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Rita is survived by her four daughters - Judy Curry and Todd of Tuttle, Oklahoma, Donna Kruse and Doug of Adrian, Minnesota, Lori Parks and Delbert of Ada, Oklahoma, and Sara Fisher of Norman, Oklahoma; 10 grandchildren - Kylie and Kade Curry of Tuttle, Oklahoma, Hailey Kruse of White, South Dakota, Maggie and Tanges Kruse of Adrian, Minnesota, Cody Gannon and Danielle of Baltic, South Dakota, Taylor Ebeling and Bryanna of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Preston Parks of Stratford, Oklahoma, Garrett Fisher and Aurora of Blanchard, Oklahoma, and Marti Fisher and Dekevis of Madill, Oklahoma; and one great-grandchild, Easton Fisher of Blanchard, Oklahoma.

She is also survived by six siblings - Randy Schneiders and Bonnie of Dell Rapids, South Dakota, Patricia Alexander of Enterprise, Alabama, Grace Lickteig and Moe of Dell Rapids, South Dakota, Karen Nelson of Charlotte, North Carolina, Bill Schneiders and John of Charlotte, North Carolina, and Herman Schneiders and Julie of Chicago, Illinois; and many other aunts, uncle, cousins, nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Rose Schneiders, and one sister, Theresa Kirkland.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, November 30 at 2 p.m. in Stratford, Oklahoma at the First United Methodist Church. Flowers can be sent directly to the church, 300 E. Smith Street, Stratford, Oklahoma, on Saturday from noon to 1 p.m.
Published on November 25, 2019


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Tribute Store
Nov 29, 2019
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JoAnn Winberg
Nov 27, 2019
A mother's love is always with her children. Losing a mother is one of the deepest sorrows a heart can know. But her goodness, her caring, and her wisdom live on-like a legacy of love that will always be with you. May that love surround you now and bring you peace.