Loretta M. DeWitt, age 83 of Owatonna, MN died peacefully on Sunday morning, January 15, 2017 at Prairie Manor Care Center in Blooming Prairie, surrounded by her loving family. Loretta Mae Rager was born August 12, 1933 in Sioux Falls, SD to Embree and Ruth (Davis) Rager. She grew up in Sioux Falls and spent most of her life in Minnesota. In 1949, Loretta married Wilbert L. DeWitt. The couple later divorced. Loretta worked as a home health aide for many years. She was a strong Christian woman who read her Bible every day. Among her favorite pastimes were doing arts and crafts, puzzles, crocheting, and going fishing with her family. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
Loretta is survived by 7 children, as well as many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-granddaughter, many brothers and sisters, and several other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers and sisters, and 2 sons.
A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, January 23, 2017 at the Worlein-Blooming Prairie Funeral Home. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at a later date. Memorials are preferred to the family. Worlein-Blooming Prairie Funeral Home is assisting the family.