Rita Humpal, 86, of Decorah, died Aug. 14, 2013, in Decorah, after a short illness. Mass of Christian Burial was at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19, at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Spillville, with Rev. Donald Hawes officiating. Lectors were Nikki Kleve and Jill Hesse. Organist was Doris Thompson. Soloist was Sherri Achen. St. Wenceslaus Choir sang. Hymns were "Be Not Afraid," "Amazing Grace, My Chains Are Gone" (Solo Pat Vannett), "Taste And See," "Goin Home" and "On Eagles Wings." Servers were Brennan Holthaus, Cayden Kleppe and Christian Kleve. Offertory giftbearers were Matthew Holien and Brandi Schissel. Casketbearers were Rita's children: Judy Kleve, Ronald Humpal, Thomas Humpal, Patricia Vannett, Eugene Humpal, Nancy Gehling and Pamela Holien. Interment was at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Cemetery in Spillville. Arrangements were handled by Balik Funeral Home in Spillville.