Clarita (Richmeier) Kollhoff

Clarita (Richmeier) Kollhoff, 79, Ransom, died Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at Grisell Memorial Hospital Long Term Care, Ransom.

She was born April 18, 1941, in St. Peter to Joseph and Elizabeth (Dinkel) Richmeier. She grew up in St. Peter, attending St. Anthony School up to eighth grade.

She married Vernon Kollhoff in 1961, in Hutchinson and enjoyed 24 years of marriage until he preceded her in death in 1985. She was a hostess at McDonalds.

Survivors include two sons, Glyne Kollhoff, Royse City, Texas and Wayne Kollhoff, Highlands Ranch, Colo.; two brothers, Edwin Richmeier, WaKeeney and Larry Richmeier, Lake Okeechobee, Fla.; three sisters, Blanche Zerr, Grainfield, Eileen Bellairs, Ogallah and Carmella Jones, Lafayette, Colo.; two granddaughters;  and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Christ the King Catholic Church, WaKeeney; burial in St. Anthony Cemetery, St. Peter.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m.  Sunday at Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney.

Memorials are suggested to the Clarita Kollhoff Memorial Fund in care of the funeral home.

Condolences can be sent to the family at

Published on February 25, 2021