RITA CLARA HAUSER (nee Roll), age 88, peacefully died on November 27, 2016, in Orange, California. Rita is survived by her husband Donald of Riverside, California; her daughters Deborah Hartzler from Apple Valley, California and Victoria (Kevin) Wright from Corona, California and her son Bruce (Kelly) Hauser from Laguna Hills, California; her grandchildren Daniel (Becky) Hartzler, Michael Hartzler, Rachel (Alex) Dunn, Matthew Wright, Benjamin Wright, Elizabeth Hauser and Chase Hauser; her great grandchildren Alexis and Eric Hartzler; her brothers Robert (Elaine) Roll from Ohio and Charles (Carolyn) Roll from Ohio, and her many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her sisters and their husbands Ruth and Howard Goldschmidt, Dorothy and Ralph Mersch; her brothers and their wives Raymond and Frieda Roll, Richard and Lois Roll; and her sister-in-law Joy Roll. Rita was born on September 21, 1928 in St. Bernard, Ohio to parents Raymond and Hilda Roll. She married the love of her life, her husband Donald, on October 29, 1949 in St. Bernard, Ohio. In 1965 they moved with their children to Santa Ana, California where Donald's job with General Electric relocated them. Rita was a homemaker and enjoyed raising her family, bowling, playing cards, and traveling with her husband around the world in their retirement years. Rita was a loving wife and mother. She was a devout Catholic. Her family and friends will always remember her willingness to help and pray for those in need. There will be a Mass for Rita at St. Norbert Catholic Church in Orange, California on Friday, December 16, 2016 at 8:30 AM. Following the Mass there will be a private interment at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, California. The family would like to thank all of Rita's family and friends for their love and support during this time. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent in memory of Rita, to the .