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Rita Kay McCartney

Center Point

Rita Kay McCartney, 76, of Center Point, Iowa, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, at UnityPoint Health-St. Luke's Hospital. Friends may visit with the family Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Teahen Funeral Home. Burial: Rogers Grove Cemetery, Ely.
Rita is survived by her daughter, Connie (Jim "Tiny") Takes of Center Point; a son, Brian of Marion; grandchildren, Zach (Katrina), Sydney, Brody and Brogan; two great-grandchildren, Kaylee and Nevaeh; three brothers, Jerry (Shirley) McAtee of Solon, Larry ( Marge) McAtee of Lisbon, and Duane (Anna) McAtee of Ely; brother-in-law, Ed Osborn; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Rita is preceded in death by a great-grandchild, Zayden; her parents; her sister, Sharon Osborn; and brother, Gary McAtee.
Rita was born on March 15, 1942, in rural Coggan, the daughter of Lloyd and Ina Miller McAtee. She was a 1960 graduate of Solon High School and a custodian for College Community School District from 1980 to 1996.
Rita enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and her sister, Sharon. Rita was a dedicated volunteer for all school and church functions. She will be remembered for always being concerned about others before herself, and spending time gambling.
Instead of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family for an established memorial fund.
Online condolences can be left at www.teahenfuneralhome.com.
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