Rita J. Hermsen
February 4, 1949 – February 14, 2023
Rita Joan (Lenihan) Hermsen , age 74, passed away on February 14, 2023
Mrs. Hermsen was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa on February 4, 1949. She graduated from St. Albert High
School in Council Bluffs and the University of Nebraska in Omaha.
Rita was a member of St. Robert Bellarmine Church. She was involved in many charities and community organizations. She enjoyed traveling, spending winters in Florida and spending time with family. Rita is survived by her loving husband, Roger; children: Leah (Scott) Olson, Matthew (Susan) and Ryan; brother, Matthew (Christy) Lenihan of Council Bluffs; eight grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Joan Lenihan; brother, William; daughter-in-law, Alicia Hermsen.
VISITATION: Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 6:00PM followed by VIGIL: 7:30PM; MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Wednesday, February 22, 10:00AM all at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church, 11802 Pacific St., Omaha, Nebraska. INTERMENT: Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Father Shane Education Endowment (11802 Pacific St. Omaha, NE 68154) or Essential Pregnancy Services (3171 North 93rd Street, Omaha, NE 68134).