Rita Medland
September 22, 1934 - November 13, 2014
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St. Mary Catholic Church
312 South State Street
Appleton, WI 54911
(920) 739-5119 | Map
Friday 11/21, 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Service
St. Mary Catholic Church
312 South State Street
Appleton, WI 54911
(920) 739-5119 | Map
Friday 11/21, 10:30 am
St. Mary Cemetery Appleton
2121 W Prospect Ave.
Appleton, WI 54914
(920) 734-3259 | Map
Friday 11/21
Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-739-1231 | Map

Rita A. (Steckbauer) Medland, 80, of Appleton, passed away peacefully on November 13, 2014 surrounded by family at Christian Community Home in Hudson, WI. Born September 22, 1934, in Oshkosh, to William and Mary Steckbauer, Rita received her degree from Wisconsin-Oshkosh and spent many years teaching English at both Appleton East and Appleton West High…

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Cheryl Eisch Thomas left a message on March 14, 2015:

I'm sos orry to hear of the loss of Rita. My Condolences to Bob (Robert) Macke and the entire Macke family.
Cheryl Thomas (Cheri Eisch)

Joan left a message on November 20, 2014:

We knew Rita to be a strong and intelligent woman, and a loving mother and grandmother to her family. She took good care of herself and was fortunate enough to maintain her physical health almost to the end. We enjoyed Tom and Rita's visits through the years at our home BBQ'S, and we will miss you much Rita (may you rest in peace.) Love Joan & Ed Gallagher

Lisa Thompson left a message on November 18, 2014:

My condolences in the loss of such a remarkable woman. I have fond memories of being in her class. She taught me to read, interpret and appreciate Shakespeare, no easy task with high school students. She touched many lives.

Tim Medland left a message on November 17, 2014:

Rita was married to my brother Tom for 25 years and the perfect person for him. She was always a joy to be around because of her kindness and true love of mankind.
I know she is in a better place and hopefully watching the next Notre Dame win with Tom.
Love,
Your Brother In Law
Tim

Rich Meyer left a message on November 17, 2014:

She was my Homeroom teacher and my teacher as well. She was a great person and educator.

Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Mark Seghers left a message on November 17, 2014:

Rita was a caring teacher that demanded excellence from her students. I remember her well, and appreciate what she taught me about English, and about working hard to achieve results.

Cliff & Betty Nielsen left a message on November 16, 2014:

Rita's daughter, Christine, is married to our son, Ryan. We enjoyed her so much and loved spending time with her! So blessed that we spent last Christmas with her - she was such a joy and I will always remember her as she was that day! We want to extend our sympathy to Bob & Dan and their families, as we've not had contact with them! Christine & Carolyn and families, you know how sad we are for you!

Cindy Ulrichsen left a message on November 16, 2014:

Missing the heck out of you my special friend Rita!!!! Love you so much, so glad that I was blessed with getting to know you! :-) Prayers out to your loving family............... they truly are a wonderful bunch!

Ryan Nielsen left a message on November 15, 2014:

To a great lady who raised four great kids, and my terrific mother-in-law, you will be missed Rita.

Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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