Rita Petree, 87

Rita Petree, 87, of Montgomery died Thursday, May 20, 2010, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.

Born in Kilkenny on April 12, 1923, Rita was a daughter of Edward and Eda (Kuntz) Schwartz. She attended country school, and after graduating from Montgomery High School, attended teacher's training in Le Center. She taught country school until marrying Lehman Petree on June 6, 1945, at the Holy Redeemer Parish House in Montgomery. Rita worked at the Montgomery Creamery as bookkeeper.

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