Obituary: Rita Turin, 93, of Ludington

January 22, 2024

Rita Turin

Obituary: Rita Turin, 93, of Ludington

Rita M. Turin, 93, of Ludington died of complications from COPD on Saturday, January 20, 2024.

Rita was born in Mass, Mich. to Waino and Helme Turin. She graduated from Mass High School in 1948.  Rita married Joseph Ombrello and together they raised four children, Francis Michael, David Alan, Joseph Robert and Richard Steven.  In 1982 Rita graduated from Sinclaire Community College with a registered nurse degree.  Rita worked as a psychiatric nurse in Baton Rouge La. until 1997 when she retired and moved to Ontonagon.  She lived in Ontonagon until 2012 when she relocated to Ludington.

Rita was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Ombrello; her son Joseph R. Ombrello; her sisters and their husbands Janice Carol and Donald Downing and Marjorie Lee and Donald Shires as well as her sister-in-law Mary Lou Turin.

Rita is survived by her sons Francis Michael, David Alan and Richard Steven; her brother William; sister Christine; 11 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date.

Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington is honored to assist the family during this difficult time. www.OakGroveLudington.com

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