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Rita T. Pour

Rita T. Pour

Rita Theresa Pour, 85, of Coulterville, IL, formerly of New Athens, IL, born August 31, 1936, in Lively Grove, IL, passed away on Saturday May 21, 2022, at the Coulterville Care Center in Coulterville, IL. She was a homemaker but had also served as a bartender at local restaurants. Rita loved her time watching baseball, softball and bowling.

She was preceded in death by her parents – Anton and Theresa (Buss) Greten, five brothers – Anthony, Urban, Gilbert, Joseph and Leo Greten, two sisters – Marie Behrman and Josephine Schmersahl, two brothers-in-law – Lawrence Behrman and Edmund Schmersahl, a sister-in-law Ailene Greten and one daughter-in-law – Sheila Pour.

Rita is survived by her three sons – Raymond Lee (Shannon) Pour of Belleville, IL, Kenneth Paul Pour of Riviera Beach, FL and Kevin Louis (Dawn) Pour of Waterloo, IL, two brothers – Lambert (Carolyn) Greten of Fairview Heights, IL and Jerome (Pat) Greten of Marissa, IL, sister-in-law Mary Ann Greten of St. Libory, IL, five grandchildren – Jeremy, Nichole, Monica, Erica and Brogan, four great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made in the form of Mass offerings to St. Agatha Catholic Church in New Athens, IL.

Visitation: Friends may visit with family from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday May 31, 2022, and from 9 to 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday June 1, 2022, at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL.  A recitation of the Rosary will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday evening at the funeral home prior to the visitation.

Funeral: Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday June 1, 2022, at St. Agatha Catholic Church in New Athens, IL with Fr. Von Deeke officiating. Interment will follow at St. Agatha Catholic Cemetery in New Athens, IL.

Heil-Schuessler in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Lisa Phelps says:

    My deepest sympathy to Rita’s sons, and families. I enjoyed working with Rita, and her company. She was always cuttin’ up. Rita was a friend. I’ll always remember our fun times together. You’ll forever be in the living arms of our Lord, Jesus. See you again someday.

  2. Lori (Mavers) Schneider says:

    Ray, Ken, Kevin and families, I am sorry to learn of the loss of your dear mother Rita. May she rest in peace

  3. Chiyoko Louise Gussin née Miller says:

    My condolences to the family, especially the boys.

  4. Mike and Cheryl Schanuel says:

    Sorry for your loss. Rita was a great friend and good person. She loved her boys and their families. Prayer for Rite and family

  5. Sue Ann Werner says:

    Rita was a great person, full of fun! She loved her boys so much. I have many memories of her. RIP Rita.

  6. P. J. Gale says:

    My sincere condolences to the family. Had some fun loving memories with this lady. R.I.P. Rita.

  7. Diane Boschert says:

    Sympathy to the family and friends. Many memories in your heart forever❤️

  8. Jim & Pam Hammel says:

    So sorry to read about Rita passing. She was a lot of fun to be around. Rest In Peace until we meet again.

  9. Mark Stehl says:

    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Pour family and their friends during this difficult time. 🙏🏻

    • Lori Parks says:

      So sorry for your loss Ray, Kenny,Kevin….your mom loved watching you play ball!.. Those are GREAT memories 💞

  10. Roy and Anita Mueller says:

    Our sympathies to Ray, Kenny and Kevin on the passing of your mom.

  11. Don and Dorothy Bollmeier says:

    Dear Jerry and Pat,

    Sending our most sincere condolences your way. Will remember you and all her family in prayer.

  12. Jeanne Jansen says:

    My condolences to the Pour family. Loved bowling against Rita and her team all those years ago. Such fun!!! Always enjoyed talking and laughing with her when we’d meet someplace. She was a special lady.

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  1. My condolences to the Pour family. Loved bowling against Rita and her team all those years ago. Such fun!!! Always enjoyed talking and laughing with her when we’d meet someplace. She was a special lady.

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  2. Dear Jerry and Pat,

    Sending our most sincere condolences your way. Will remember you and all her family in prayer.

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  3. Our sympathies to Ray, Kenny and Kevin on the passing of your mom.

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  4. So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Pour family and their friends during this difficult time. 🙏🏻

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    • So sorry for your loss Ray, Kenny,Kevin….your mom loved watching you play ball!.. Those are GREAT memories 💞

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  5. So sorry to read about Rita passing. She was a lot of fun to be around. Rest In Peace until we meet again.

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    • Sympathy and prayers for Rita’a family

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    • Our sincere condolence to Rita’s family. May she Rest In Peace.

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  6. Sympathy to the family and friends. Many memories in your heart forever❤️

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  7. My sincere condolences to the family. Had some fun loving memories with this lady. R.I.P. Rita.

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  8. Rita was a great person, full of fun! She loved her boys so much. I have many memories of her. RIP Rita.

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  9. Sorry for your loss. Rita was a great friend and good person. She loved her boys and their families. Prayer for Rite and family

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  10. My condolences to the family, especially the boys.

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  11. Ray, Ken, Kevin and families, I am sorry to learn of the loss of your dear mother Rita. May she rest in peace

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  12. My deepest sympathy to Rita’s sons, and families. I enjoyed working with Rita, and her company. She was always cuttin’ up. Rita was a friend. I’ll always remember our fun times together. You’ll forever be in the living arms of our Lord, Jesus. See you again someday.

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