Marita Elizabeth Mulzer, 88, passed away March 1, 2017 at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City, Indiana.
She was born July 3, 1928 to Herman and Anna Hagedorn Harpenau in Perry County, Indiana.
Rita married William H. Mulzer on September 16, 1952. She was a homemaker and farmer who enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening, playing cards, and embroidering.
Surviving is her daughter, Doris Schaefer (Randy) of St. Meinrad, her sons, Larry Mulzer and David Mulzer of New Boston, Indiana; and a brother, Hubert Harpenau. She was blessed with 3 grandchildren, Sara Vaal (Chad), Kari Brown (Jesse), and Staci Schaefer; 4 great-grandchildren, Lane, Anna, and Beau Vaal and Fallyn Brown; and 3 step great-grandchildren, Cambria, Jaelyn and Zoey Brown.
Rita is preceded in death by her husband, William, and brothers, Anthony and Paul Harpenau.
Funeral Services will be at 10:00 am Friday, March 3 at St. Pius Catholic Church
with burial in St. John Lutheran Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2 – 8 pm Thursday, March 2 and from 8:30 – 9:30 am Friday at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Pius Catholic Church.