December 20, 2019
Rita Ann Kuka age 58 of Watertown passed away on Friday, December 20, 2019 with her family by her side. She was born February 10, 1961 to Thomas J. and Marian F. (Swartzer) Kuka Sr. in Watertown, Minnesota.
Rita was a loving daughter, sister, aunt and friend. She was a graduate of Watertown Mayer High School in 1979. She was a hard worker.
Rita was preceded in death by her father Thomas J. Kuka Sr.; brother Thomas Kuka Jr.; grandparents George and Susan (Gallus) Swartzer and Paul and Veronica (Pilgram) Kuka. She is survived by her mother Marian; siblings Rose (Kevin) Menden, Ruth (Rodolfo) Castillo, Dale (Monica) Kuka, Diane (Thomas) Lueck, Kelly Kuka and Tony Anya, Amy Kuka; as well as many nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews, cousins and extended family.
Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Watertown, Minnesota. Visitation took place on Friday, December 27 in the church from 4 to 8 p.m. There will be a rosary service at 4 p.m. on Friday. Visitation continued on Saturday for 1 hour prior to the Mass from 10 to 11 a.m. Interment was in the church cemetery.
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