|Birth: ||Mar. 6, 1917|
|Death: ||Jan. 28, 2010|
Rita B. Woods, 92, of Kearney died Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010, at Mother Hull Home. She was born March 6, 1917, in Columbus to Albert and Rosalina (Vanderheiden) Schaaf.
On Nov. 7, 1940, she married Earl Woods in McCook. He preceded her in death.
Survivors include her son, James Woods of Kearney; daughter, Linda Myers and her husband, Dwain, of Auburn; grandchildren, Thomas Myers of Hazel Green, Wis., Timothy Myers and his wife, Shelly, of Lincoln and Samuel Myers of Omaha; one great-grandchild; and sister, Mary Forgue of McCook.
While growing up, she lived in Kearney, where her father was ranch manager for the 1733 Ranch. She also lived in Hastings and McCook and graduated from McCook High School.
She and her husband lived in California, Omaha, Kearney, Chadron and Ogallala. She was employed by Kearney Public Schools, Bea's Floral and Kearney Catholic Schools. She was a member of St. James Catholic Church and was a Cub Scout leader.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by brothers, Myron and Mark Schaaf; and sisters, Angela Budig and Thelma Meyer.
Published in the Kearney Hub on 1/29/2010
Albert J Schaaf (1875 - 1967)
Rosalina Vanderheiden Schaaf (1880 - 1967)
Earl Woods (1914 - 1987)
Angela R. Schaaf Budig (1907 - 1998)*
Thelma Valeria Schaaf Meyer (1910 - 2000)*
Myron D Schaaf (1912 - 1971)*
Mark Albert Schaaf (1914 - 2007)*
Rita B. Schaaf Woods (1917 - 2010)
Mary Virginia Schaff Forgue (1919 - 2011)*
Saint Patrick Calvary Cemetery
Red Willow County
Created by: CPR
Record added: Jan 29, 2010
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