Rita (Clifford) Siderits, 82, was born on June 29, 1936, in Pine Ridge, S.D., to Daniel Clifford Sr. and Edith (Pourier) Clifford. Rita made her journey to the Spirit World on July 31, 2018 in Rushville, Neb.
Rita is survived by her children, Tammy, Joey and Joette Siderits, all of Los Angeles, Calif., and Kelly Siderits, Rushville; sisters, Arlene Brewer, Pine Ridge, Karen Nelson, Pauma Valley, Calif., Doris Thibeault, Rushville, and Patti Shangreaux, Pine Ridge, SD; brothers, Daniel Clifford Jr., Pine Ridge, and Melvin Clifford, of Sioux City; and 24 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren.
Rita was preceded in death by her parents, Daniel Sr. and Edith Clifford; husband, Edward Siderits; sisters, Lorna Clifford, Myrna DuBray, and Joann Clifford; brother, Larry J. Clifford; and granddaughter, Kristianna Siderits.
A one night wake service will start at 4:00 p.m., Sunday, August 5, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pine Ridge, with rosary services starting at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, August 6, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pine Ridge, with Fr. Edmund Yainao, S.J., officiating.
Burial will be at Holy Rosary Mission Catholic Cemetery, Pine Ridge.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.