Rita Kay (Faut) Spreen

September 18, 1947 ~ November 3, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Rita Spreen Obituary

Rita Kay (Faut) Spreen, age 76, of Fountaintown, passed away Friday, November 3, 2023, at Springhurst Health. She was born in Indianapolis on September 18, 1947, to Roy Faut and Lois (Andis) Faut. She graduated from New Palestine High School in 1965. She married John Spreen on June 18, 1965.

Rita was a devoted homemaker. She enjoyed time with her family, reading, and word puzzles. She rarely missed an episode of Wheel of Fortune and occasionally pulled a slot machine with her sisters for fun.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, John Spreen, daughter, Karen (Bob) Elsea of Greenfield, and son, Kevin Spreen of New Palestine, sister Darleen Gentry, brother in law Jace Grinstead, cousins John and Connie Kottlowski, grandchildren Nathan (Jess Cook) Spreen, Taylor Spreen, Ivey Spreen, Robbie Elsea, Regan (Casey) Pollard, Rylee (Joe) Shephard, Rory (Cameron) Pitzer, great-grandchildren, Kinley Carlyle, Julian Fahl, Gracie and Sophia Lipp and several nieces and nephews.

Rita was preceded in death by her parents Roy and Lois Faut, and sister, Patty Grinstead.

Visitation will be on Thursday, November 9, 2023 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at Bell Mortuary & Crematory, 1444 West US Hwy 52, Fountaintown, IN 46130. Funeral Service will be held at the mortuary on Friday, November 10, 2023 at 11:00am with Pastor Rob Barlow officiating. Burial will follow at New Palestine Cemetery, New Palestine, IN.

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November 9, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bell Mortuary & Crematory, Shangrila Chapel
1444 W US HWY 52
Fountaintown, IN 46130

Funeral Service
November 10, 2023

11:00 AM
Bell Mortuary & Crematory, Shangrila Chapel
1444 W US HWY 52
Fountaintown, IN 46130


American Cancer Society
5635 W 96th Street, Indianapolis IN 46278
Tel: 1-317-344-7800


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