Rita (Tomasoni) Byrns passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. She was 97.
A lover of hummingbirds, baseball, quilts, and people, Rita spent her life giving to her family and the people of her community.
She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Choffrut and husband, Bruce Kolcinski (two daughters, Jessie Sydnes and husband, Michael Nelson; and Britt Sydnes, one grandchild, Quinn Petrasko); son, Tom (Sherry) Bobich (two daughters, Felicia Falcone, grandsons, Keaton and Shay; and Ciri Falcone, grandchildren, Matteo and Venazia).
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob Byrns.
Funeral: Celebration of life at St Joseph’s Catholic Church in Chisholm will take place in August. Date to be announced.