Rita A. (Foster) Quast
Rita A. (Foster) Quast, age 66, of Madison, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, at UW Hospital and Clinics.
She was born on Aug. 18, 1951, in Madison, the daughter of Don and Louise (Joyce) Foster. Rita graduated from LaFollette High School, class of 1969. She married Steven Quast on Oct. 8, 1978. Rita worked as a teacher for Cameron Middle School and McGavock Elementary Schools in Nashville. She was a member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Nashville, Tenn.
Rita is survived by her children, Allison (Chad) Desmond and Matthew (Rebeca) Quast; grandchildren, Kendall Desmond, Sophie Rubio and Bo Desmond; sister, Faye Foster (Jay Funkhouser); brother, Greg Foster; several nieces and nephews; and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Steven; sister, Linda Foster; and sisters-in-law, Gale Foster and Shelly Foster.
Funeral services will be held at ST. DENNIS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 505 Dempsey Rd., Madison, at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday Jan. 27, 2018, with Father Randy Timmerman presiding. Burial will be held at Burlington Cemetery. Visitation will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION CARE, 5203 Monona Dr., Madison from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, and from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday. Memorials may be made to he ALS Association or to her grandchildren’s college education funds. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.
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