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Rita A. (Craig) Cahall

April 12, 1939 ~ February 9, 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Rita Cahall Obituary

Rita A Cahall, 84 years old, passed away on Friday, February 9, 2024 at Briar Cliff Nursing Facility in South Bend.

Rita was born on April 12, 1939 in Jasonville, IN to the late Noel and Gertrude (Harlan) Craig. On June 8, 1958, Rita married the love of her life, William "Ted" Cahall, who preceded her in death.  She is also preceded in death by two grandchildren, Jordan Cahall and Kristen Horvath; brothers, Richard Stevenson, Max Craig, Loren Craig, and Ronald Craig; sister, Jane Kaufman; and son-in-law, Donald Waddups.

Left to cherish their memory of Rita, are her children, Barbara Waddups, Becky (Kevin) Horvath, Steve (Kelly) Cahall, and Richard Cahall; best friend, Janet Merrill; 8 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren.

Rita was a faithful member of West Side Church of Christ and Ala-non. Rita loved sewing, crocheting, cleaning, gardening, watching and feeding her hummingbirds. Above all, she loved her grandchildren. She was affectionately known as “Play-doh Grandma” and “Meemaw”. Anytime she could spend with them, she would.

Visitation for Rita will be 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm Sunday, February 18, 2024 at St. Joseph Funeral Home, 824 S. Mayflower Rd., South Bend, IN.  A funeral service will take place on Monday, February 19, 2024 at 12:00 pm at the Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will immediately follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made in honor of Rita A Cahall to West Side Church of Christ, 22987 West Edison Road South Bend, IN, 46628.

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February 18, 2024

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Saint Joseph Funeral Home
824 S. Mayflower Road
South Bend, IN 46619

Funeral Service
February 19, 2024

12:00 PM
Saint Joseph Funeral Home
824 S. Mayflower Road
South Bend, IN 46619

Interment following funeral service
February 19, 2024

Mount Pleasant Cemetery
23449 Edison Rd
South Bend, IN 46628


West Side Church of Christ
22987 Edison Rd, South Bend IN 46628


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