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Rita Ann Tacheny

November 24, 1932 ~ April 28, 2020 (age 87)


Rita Ann Tacheny, age 87, passed away, April 28, 2020, at the Owatonna Hospital surrounded by family. 

A private funeral mass will take place at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Friday May 1, 2020, with interment at Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Rita Ann was born November 24, 1932 in New Ulm to parents Andrew and Agnes (Schiefert) Dietl. She graduated from Holy Trinity High School in New Ulm. Rita married Marvin Tacheny May 28, 1955 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, North Mankato.  She was member of the Elk’s and was an active member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Rita’s life interests were playing cards, flowers, coffee with friends and spending time with family. 

She is survived by children, Bradley (Sarah) Tacheny, Denver, CO, Kathleen (Roger) Berkowitz, Plymouth, MN, Pamela (Tom) Kallevig, Lino Lakes, MN, Todd (Jane) Tacheny, Owatonna, MN, Dawn (Jeff) Pearson, Plymouth, MN; grandchildren, Lucius (Amy) Tacheny, Samuel (Ashley) Tacheny, Christopher (Amy) Tacheny, Suzanne (David) Kimble, Megan (Sam) Swedberg, Sarah (Tim) Peterson, Eric (Allison) Kallevig, Brian (Deanna) Berkowitz, Tyler (fiancée Lindsey) Kallevig, Adam (Jenny) Berkowitz, Justin (fiancée Bobbi) Tacheny, Rachel Pearson, Kara Pearson, David Pearson; great-grandchildren, Andrew and Noah Tacheny, Annabelle, Makayla, Olivia, and Maddox Tacheny, Cooper and Brooks Kimble, Maxwell Swedberg and Clara Kallevig. 

Rita was preceded in death by her husband Marvin, an infant son, Steven, and two brothers. Memorials are preferred to St. Joseph Church.

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Private Service

St. Joseph Catholic Church
512 South Elm Avenue
Owatonna, MN 55060

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