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Rita Philomena (Pronschinske) Bork

February 11, 1932 ~ April 1, 2021 (age 89)


Rita Bork, 89, of Waumandee, WI passed away peacefully with family by her side on April 1, 2021, at her son's home. Rita was born on February 11, 1932, in Arcadia, WI to Rudolph and Mary (Sendelbach) Pronschinske. She married Cyriac Bork on October 2, 1950, at Saint Boniface Catholic Church in Waumandee, WI. She was very active in her church and community. She enjoyed gardening, quilting, square dancing, and spending time with loved ones.
Rita is survived by her eight children: James (Pat) Bork of Independence, WI, Francis (Laney) Bork of Waumandee, WI, Leon (Cindy) Bork of Waumandee, WI, Bernard (Diana) Bork of Waumandee, WI, Marilyn (Bernard) Kampa of Independence, WI, Dennis (Debra) Bork of Waumandee, WI, Barbara (Darryl) Chapman of Clarksville TN and Paulette (Dan) Finucane of Evansville, IN; 23 grandchildren; 44 great- grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; sisters: Anna Schmitt of Fountain City, WI, Janice Weiss of Mondovi, WI and brother: Rudy (Dorothy) Pronschinske Sr. of Waumandee, WI; 2 sisters-in-law: Carolyn Pronschinske of Arcadia, WI and Angie Bork of Fountain City, WI, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband: Cyriac Bork; sisters: Doris Filla, Leora Skroch; brother: Robert Pronschinske; and twin great-granddaughters: Anna and Emily Fernholz.
Family and friends are invited for visitation at Saint Boniface Catholic Church, Waumandee, WI, on Thursday, April 8, 2021, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Masks and social distancing will be encouraged.  A Mass of Christian Burial for immediate family only will be held at 12:00 PM (noon) on Friday, April 9, 2021, at Saint Boniface Catholic Church with Fr. Aruldoss officiating. Burial will be in Saint Boniface Cemetery in Waumandee, WI.

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April 8, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
St. Boniface Catholic Church
S2024 County Road U
Waumandee, WI

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