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Rita I. (Wenzlick) Klco

May 2, 1923 ~ January 21, 2024 (age 100) 100 Years Old
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Rita I. Klco Obituary

Klco, Rita I. – of Chesaning died Sunday, January 21, 2024, at Chesaning Comfort Care. She was 100 years of age.
 
Rita was born in Chesaning on May 2, 1923, a daughter of the late Nicolas and Cecelia (Gengler) Wenzlick.  She had lived in the Chesaning area her entire life. She was united in marriage to John Klco. He preceded her in death of January 12, 1994.
 
Rita owned and operated the former Peggy Sue’s Dress Shop in Chesaning. She was a longtime member of St. Peter Parish Catholic Church in Chesaning.  Mrs. Klco was a member of the Daughters of Isabella and served as a Regent for several years.  She was a member of the Chesaning Historical Society.
 
Rita is survived by her five children, Gary (Sharon) Klco of Nebraska, Judie (Louie) Giesken of Chesaning, Alan (Marilyn) Klco of Frankenmuth, Dale Klco of North Carolina, and Beth (Robert) Shelor of Virginia; fifteen grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; a sister-in-law, Betty Wenzlick of Flint; many nieces and nephews; and other loving family and friends.  She was preceded in death by her eight siblings, Harold Wenzlick, Virginia Kligar, Art Wenzlick, Don Wenzlick, Jim Wenzlick, Mary Lou Kligar, Dorothy King, and Franny Wenzlick.
 
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11:30 p.m. Friday, January 26, 2024, at St. Peter Parish Catholic Church in Chesaning with Fr. Raj Bandaru officiating.  Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery in Chesaning.  Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Thursday  at the funeral home where a Rosary will be prayed at ­7 p.m.  There will be visitation at the church on Friday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the Mass.
 
Charitable donations can be given in memory of Rita to Chesaning Comfort Care or St. Peter Catholic Church. You may light a memorial candle or share a memory at misiukfuneralhome.com. 
 
Misiuk Funeral Home
202 South Front Street
Chesaning, Michigan 48616
989-845-3096
 
 
 

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Services

Afternoon Visitation
Thursday
January 25, 2024

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Misiuk Funeral Home
202 South Front Street
Chesaning, MI 48616

Rosary will be prayed
Thursday
January 25, 2024

7:00 PM
Misiuk Funeral Home
202 South Front Street
Chesaning, MI 48616

Morning Visitation
Friday
January 26, 2024

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
St. Peter Parish Catholic Church
404 South Wood Street
Chesaning, Michigan 48616

Celebration of Funeral Mass
Friday
January 26, 2024

11:30 AM
St. Peter Parish Catholic Church
404 South Wood Street
Chesaning, Michigan 48616

Burial to follow

Resurrection Cemetery
Ferden Road
Chesaning Twp, MI 48616

Donations

Chesaning Comfort Care
1800 West Brady Road, Chesaning MI 48616
Tel: 1-989-607-0011

St. Peter Parish Catholic Church
404 South Wood Street, Chesaning MI 48616
Tel: 1-989-845-1794
Web: http://stpeterchesaning.org/

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