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Reta Heathcote

Reta Mae Heathcote

October 4th, 1937 - June 28th, 2020
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Reta Mae Heathcote, 82, of Watertown, SD, passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2020 at Avantara Nursing Center in Watertown.

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Reta Mae Heathcote was born to Rutherford "Rusty" and Viola Mae (Wishard) Heathcote on October 4, 1937 in Watertown, SD. She grew up in Watertown where she attended Watertown Public Schools and graduated from Watertown High School in 1955.

Reta worked at several Watertown businesses and ended her career at Brian's Glass & Door as a secretary.

Reta enjoyed visiting with her family, reading, gardening and working crossword puzzles.

Reta is survived by her son, Russell (Marilyn) Heathcote of Pensacola, FL; two grandchildren, Jada and Jared Heathcote; ten great-grandchildren, Robert and Owen; her siblings, Marlin (Bev) Heathcote of Florence, SD, Marty (Mona) Heathcote of Sioux Falls, SD, Roger Heathcote of Watertown, SD, and Rick (Diane) Heathcote of Las Vegas, NV; her sister-in-law, Audrey Heathcote; several nieces, nephews; good friends; and her special friends, Mary Decker and Nancy LaFramboise.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Ronald Heathcote; her sisters, Rhonda Heathcote and Mavis Varga; and her daughter, Debbie Heathcote.

Arrangements by Wight & Comes Funeral Chapel, www.wightandcomes.com.
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Sue Towner

Posted at 11:23am
You are In our thoughts and prayers. Please know that support, love and sympathy are with you during this difficult time
Jim and Sue (Wishard) Towner
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Missy Heathcote

Posted at 10:14am
You will be missed so much Aunt Reta enjoyed always stopping to visit you. We love you. Love Damion, Missy and Payge Heathcote
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Rick Briggs

Posted at 04:16pm
Rest in peace Rita. I was very saddened to hear this news. Such a nice lady and a hoot to visit with. My sincere condolences to all of Rita's family and friends, you are all in my prayers.
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Rick Briggs

Posted at 03:20pm
With heartfelt condolences to you all. Please take good care of each other.
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