Rita L. Hendrickson, 55, of Alzada Mont., went home to heaven on Jan. 9, 2020 following a five-year battle against cancer. Surrounded by her loving family, Rita died at the Hospice House in Rapid City.

A celebration of her life will take place 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 at the First Baptist Church in Belle Fourche. Visitation will take place 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Leverington Funeral Home of the Northern Hills in Belle Fourche. Inurnment will take place 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Alzada Cemetery in Alzada, Mont.

Memorials are preferred to the Alzada Fire Dept. or the Alzada Community Hall.

Friends may view a video tribute and leave written condolences online at: www.funeralhomeofthenorthernhills.com

Rita is survived by her husband, Norman of Alzada Mont.; son, Casey (Lindsey) of Belle Fourche; daughter, Ashley Hendrickson of Spearfish; parents, Howard and Lily Nussbaum of Belle Fourche; brother, Kurt Nussbaum of Pierre; sister, Roxanne (Clay) Clark of Alcester S.D.; and several nieces and nephews.

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