Thursday, May 29, 2008

Rita McMaster, 96, of Cassville, passed away on Sunday, May 25, 2008, at the Red Rose Inn in Cassville.

She was born on May 4, 1912 in Eskridge, Kan., daughter of Frank and Cora (Johnson) Dill. She was united in marriage to Eldon McMaster on May 3, 1935, in Eskridge, Kan. He preceded her in death on Dec. 31, 2003. She worked most of her years for the Department of Revenue in the Motor Fuel Refund Department for the State of Kansas. She and her husband relocated to the northwest Arkansas area in 1989, where she remained until one year ago when she moved to the Red Rose Inn.

Survivors include: one son, Bart McMaster, and his wife, Diann, of Golden; one daughter, B.J. Heller, and her husband, Roger, of Westminster, Colo.; five granddaughters; and eight great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.whitefuneralhome.org. Memorials may be made to Community Hospices of America and may be entrusted to the White Funeral Home in Cassville.

Arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home, Cassville.