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Edith Lillian Tritt passed away Wednesday, February 16, 2022, at Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh. Edith was born the daughter of Edward and Emily “Berdina” (Coats) Collins on July 27, 1921, in the town of Omro, Winnebago County.
She married Norman Tritt on September 24, 1941, at the First Presbyterian Church in Omro.
Some of her favorite things to do included sewing, needle work, cooking, entertaining, spending time with her grandchildren, and going to the cottage in Adams County. Holidays were spent at Edith’s. She without a doubt made the best turkey and stuffing. Having worked as a seamstress at Oshkosh B’Gosh and then King Industries, sewing better women’s clothing until retirement. With that talent, she sewed her daughter’s wedding dress.
There were many card games with friends and family. There were also Scrabble games with Pastor Collin and Barbara Hughes, whom she adored. She really loved her many nieces and nephews. When her favorite cat, Tiggy became ill and died she told everyone that he went to “kitty heaven.” Then she became friends with Meeka the cat belonging to her friend Inez. Meeka came to stay with her when Inez traveled.
She had a very full life with many activities and friends. Lastly, she came to live with her daughter and son in law until her passing. Edith will be remembered as a person who could do anything and do it well.
Edith is survived by her daughter, Carol (John) Rausch; grandchildren, Peggy Rausch (Layne Willbright), Mark (Terri) Rausch, Peter (Cheryl) Rausch and John Rausch (Carolyn Pagel); great-grandchildren: Ann (Bill) Crumbie, Nathan Rausch, and Matthew Rausch; great-great-grandchild, Elita Moore; sister-in-law, Fern Tritt; brother-in-law, Max Tritt; and other relatives and friends.
Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Norman (2000); sister, Evelyn Tritt; Infant daughter, Jean Ann (Previous Marriage); father-in-law and mother-in-law, Harry and Helen Tritt; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Elton Tritt, Vivian and Howard James, Harold Tritt, June and William Tritt, Betty and Gordon Tritt, Robert Tritt, Maria Tritt and Lorraine Nachtrab.
A visitation for family and friends will be on Saturday, February 26, 2022, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Mueller Funeral Home 904 E. Main St. Winneconne. A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Collin Hughes and Pastor Jeff Cole officaiting. Burial will be in the Omro Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Omro Food Pantry are suggested.
If you wish please submit online condolences to muellerfh.net.