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Rita Darlene Gottschalk

January 20, 1953 ~ December 31, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old

Rita Gottschalk Obituary

Rita Darlene Gottschalk (January 20, 1953–December 31, 2023) Rita Darlene Gottschalk (Bergman), 70, of New Haven, Indiana passed away on December 31, 2023 surrounded by family and friends. She was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana and was lovingly adopted by the late Walter and Helen Bergman.

She remained an active member of the VFW Auxiliary since the 1970’s. She retired [from Perstorp] in 1999 and she then began her hobby of quilting.

Rita was preceded in death by her husband Cecil Ray Gottschalk Jr., grandson Mikel Ray Gottschalk, and (biological mother) Theresa Robertson.

She is survived by her children, Timothy (Jennifer) Gottschalk, Jonathon Gottschalk, and Amelia (Zachary) Gascoigne, 4 brothers; Willard "Dan" Potts, David Robertson, Victor Potts, Robert Robertson, 5 grandchildren, and 1 great grandchild.

There will be no funeral services, but the immediate family will be hosting a ‘Celebration of Life’ on January 27th from 3-6pm at the VFW located at 12700 Dawkins Rd, New Haven, Indiana.

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