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Rita (Schlenker) Hoag

Rita (Schlenker) Hoag

Aug. 10, 1953 - May 16, 2019

Rita Renee (Schlenker) Hoag died Thursday May 16, 2019, at her home in Spearfish, SD.

She is survived by 1 son and daughter-in-law Jason (Suzanne) Purvis; 3 granddaughters: Breanna, Melissa, and Cynthia Purvis all of Spearfish; 1 brother, Greg (Bette) Schlenker, Rigby, Idaho; 5 sisters: Bonnie (Gordon) Specht, Spiritwood, ND; Mary (Brad) Kalmbach, Edgeley, ND; Paula (Mike) Nitschke, Fargo, ND; Nancy (Frank) Jangula, Jud, ND; Jenie (James) Swartz, Seward, AK; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and 2 brothers.

She was a wonderful sister, mother, and grandmother, and loved her family very much.