Rita Marie Miros, age 83, of Portland, passed away peacefully with her family surrounding her on Sunday, November 19, 2017. She was born October 21, 1934, the daughter of William H. and Catherine E. (Kneiper) Warnke. Rita was a devoted member at St. Patrick Catholic Church and St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Remus, Michigan. She loved spending time at Tubb’s Lake, working and being outdoors, and tending to her garden.
Rita is preceded in death by her husband, Stanley and sisters, Theresa Kabelitz and Delores Michutka. Surviving are her children, Mark (Ellen) Miros of Port Austin, Jean (George) Rowe of Portland, Neil (Debra) Miros of Portland, and Thomas (Beth) Miros of Jacksonville, FL; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated by Fr. Larry King at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 25, 2017 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Portland. Rite of Committal will follow at Portland Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday from 4-7 p.m. at the Lehman Funeral Home, 210 E. Bridge Street, Portland. The rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral chapel. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to the American Alzheimer’s Association in honor of Rita. Arrangements are entrusted to Lehman Funeral Homes. Online condolences may be made at www.lehmanfuneralhomes.com.