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Rita Catherine Butts
(07-11-1914 - 10-05-2017)

 Rita Catherine Butts, 103, of Elgin passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017 in her home surrounded by her family. She was born June 11, 1914 in Campton Township, Kane County the daughter of Michael and Bridget O’Leary Ormond.

She was a member of St. Laurence Catholic Church, Elgin for 75 years.

Surviving are her 5 children, Edward A. (Margaret) Butts of Geneva, Rosalie R. (Keith) Ward of Elmhurst, Shirley A. (Kenneth) Loar of McHenry, Phyllis L. Kelly of West Dundee and Darlene H. Sherman of West Dundee, 13 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, a sister in law, Ruth Jane “Babe” Uszcienski and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Arthur B. Butts, sisters, Ellen Wolff, Lenore Birsen, Teresa Wenzel and a brother, Vincent Ormond.

Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 A.M., Friday, October 13 at St. Laurence Catholic Church, Elgin. Burial will follow at St. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Virgil. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Laird Funeral Home and then on Friday at the church from 9:00 A.M. until the time of services. The Rosary will be recited at 7:30 P.M. Thursday in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to St. Laurence Catholic Grade School. For information call 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com.

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