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Obituary: BUTLER, RITA

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 21 2014 8:33 p.m. MDT

Rita B. (Brunatti) Butler 1934 ~ 2011

Rita B. Butler, beloved wife,mother, grandmother, daughter and sister, still in her prime of life died suddenly of natural causes July 3, 2011 at the age of 77. Born March 3, 1934 in Salt Lake City, Utah, daughter of Renaldo J. and Ida S. Brunatti. Married Dean Butler May 23, 1953 in the Cathedral of the Madeleine, Salt Lake City, Utah. Enjoyed 58 wonderful years of marriage. Graduated from South High School, and attended Utah State University. Worked for Lyman Insurance Co. Monticello, Utah, and retired as an assistant controller from O.C. Tanner. Parishioner of Saint Ambrose Catholic Church for 46 years. Life time member of the Italian-American Civic League where she held numerous positions. She and her husband enjoyed spending time with their family, boating, water skiing and picnics in the country with their dogs. Survived by her husband Dean Butler, daughter Cynthia (Mark) Pimental, granddaughter Dana Watrous, Mother Ida Stonda Brunatti, brothers Reynold J. (Gayle) Brunatti and Dennis R. Brunatti. Preceded in death by her father Renaldo J. Brunatti and their beloved grandson Travis Dylan Watrous. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday July, 11 at 10:30 a.m. at Saint Ambrose Catholic Church, 1975 South 2300 East, Salt Lake City. Visitation for family and friends at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to a charity of your choice in her honor.