MADISON-Maurita “Reets” Schnoor, age 90, of Madison, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg. She was born on May 14, 1922, in Bloomer, the daughter of David and Martha (Heidtke) Schnoor. Maurita graduated from Bloomer High School. After graduation, she served in the United States Navy for four years. Maurita retired from the State of Wisconsin after 20 years of service. She loved to spoil her cats and follow politics. Maurita was very generous and donated to many charities. She enjoyed being with her family and took great delight in her great-great nephews and niece.

Maurita is survived by her nieces, Linda (Wayne Hammerstrom) Colletti and Laurel (David) Riddle; great-nephews, Bryan (April) Niederwerfer and Casey (Tiffany) Niederwerfer; great nieces, Collette Riddle and Claire Riddle; great-great nephews, Evan and Camden Niederwerfer; great-great niece, Emmy Niederwerfer; brother-in-law, Peter (Rosie) Colletti; and cousins, Joanne (Lloyd) Woodmansee, Deanna (Vernon) Stuckert, and Gloria LaValle. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Lorraine Colletti.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be directed to Luther Memorial or Agrace HospiceCare. The family wishes to extend a special thanks to St. Mary’s Cardiology, Palliative Care, and Family Practice staff and Agrace HospiceCare for their loving, tender care of Maurita.

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Memorials:
Memorials may be directed to Luther Memorial or Agrace HospiceCare.

Service:
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.