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Rita Marie Reiff
Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home in Atchison
Atchison, KS

Rita Marie Reiff, 65, of Atchison KS died Sunday, July 16th, at her daughter’s home in Effingham, KS.

Funeral services will be 10:00 AM on Friday, July 21st, 2017 at the Becker Dyer Stanton Funeral Home with Fr. Jon Hullinger, Rector at Trinity Episcopal Church officiating. Burial will follow in the Sunset Memory Gardens, Atchison, KS. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:00 pm on Thursday, July 20th, at the Becker Dyer Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to Helping Hand for the Holidays and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be left online at

Rita M. Betts was born on May 8, 1952 in Atchison, KS the daughter of Charles and Helen (Pickerel) Betts. She worked as a certified nurse’s and medicine assistant at Atchison Senior Village for many years. Rita enjoyed growing flowers, reading, collecting Precious Memories figurines and dolls, and especially spending time with her grandchildren.

She was married to Jacob Reiff on Aug. 1, 1980. Mr. Reiff survives of the home. Additional survivors include three sons, Charles (Crystal) Reiff, Atchison, KS, Preston Reiff, of the home, and Troy (Vickie) Reiff, Atchison, KS, a daughter, Jenny Goodman (Casey Chappell) Effingham, KS, two step daughters, Rhonda Wheeler and Anita Reiff, both of Topeka, KS, three sisters, Peggy Emery, and Sally Brady, both of Atchison, KS and Judy Hayes, Topeka, KS, fifteen grandchildren, and three great grandchildren. Her parents, a son, Ronnie Reiff and six brothers, Walter, Gene, Bill, Robert, Jim, and Mike Betts and two sisters, Juanita Betts, and Lisa Piper preceded her in death.

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