Rita Ann (Trnka) Chlan
1933 — 2022
Rita Ann (Trnka) Chlan, age 89, of Webster, MN passed away peacefully surrounded by family on June 19, 2022. She was born on April 23, 1933 in Erin Township to Mathias and Helen (Brabec) Trnka of Lonsdale. Rita grew up on a farm near Lonsdale before marrying Albert J. Chlan, Sr. on October 11, 1951 at Immaculate Conception Church in Lonsdale, MN. Their 46 years of marriage began on a farm near Elko where they raised seven boys. In 1969, they moved their family to a farm near Webster. From there, they chose their retirement home just north of the family farm. After Albert's passing in 1997, Rita spent many winters in Arizona. Near the end of her life, she transitioned to memory care at The...