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Rita Olson (Popp) VIEW PROFILE

WEST DUNDEE – Rita E. Popp, 63, of West Dundee, passed away Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington. 
Rita was born in Elgin on June 4, 1950, the daughter of the late Norman and Ruth (nee Stone) Olson. On March 21, 1970, she married Michael A. Popp. Rita was a lifelong resident of the Dundee and Crystal Lake areas. She was a 1968 graduate of Crystal Lake Central High School and an active member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Crystal Lake.
Rita was also a former longtime employee of the Elgin Foot & Ankle Clinic.
Survivors include her husband of 43 years, Michael A.; and their three sons, Michael, Aaron (Patricia) and Carsten (Megan). Other survivors include her grandchildren, Mason and Ally; her brother, Neil (Evy) Olson; her sister-in-law, Artise (Steve) Komarchuk; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Randy; and her sister, Nona.
The memorial funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 485 W. Woodstock St. in Crystal Lake. The Rev. Greg Lucas, Pastor, will officiate. Burial will be private. 
Rita's family will be receiving friends at the church from 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, until the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to either St. Paul's United Church of Christ or the charity of ones choice.
The Miller Funeral Home, West Dundee, is assisting the family with arrangements. To leave an online condolence, visit
For information, call the funeral home at 847-426-3436.
Published in the Northwest Herald on September 25, 2013

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