Rita M. Stanchik, 84, Stevens Point, died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at Maple Ridge Memory Care in Plover.

A private family gathering will be held.

Boston Funeral Home assisted with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.bostonfuneralhome.net.

Mrs. Stanchik was born Feb. 25, 1932, in Stevens Point, a daughter of the late Marvin and Verona “Vernie” (Strike) Dalsbo. She grew up here and attended local schools.

She was married to Daniel Malchow. He died Feb. 6 1979.

She was married to James Stanchik July 16, 1982, in Stevens Point.

She worked as a dietician for numerous years at St. Michael’s Hospital.

From 1983 to 2013 she and her husband, James Stanchik, owned and operated Parkway Bar.

She was a member of the Tavern League of Wisconsin and the American Legion Auxiliary.

Survivors include her husband, James Stanchik, Stevens Point; three daughters, Sandra Kedrowicz, Stevens Point, Susan (Joel) HugKuester, West Bend, and Mary Kay (Stuart) Austreng, Plover; two sisters, Marie (John) Mallick and Dorothy Lodzinski; 25 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by one brother, Ken Dalsbo.