SCOTT CITY - Rita J. Buehler, 72, died on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, at the Scott County Hospital in Scott City. She was born on Oct. 13, 1946, in Longmont, Colo., to Charles Grant and Nadi-ene Ebel Neeley.

A resident of Scott City since 1964 moving from Dighton, she was a cosmetologist. On May 31, 1964, she married Richard D. Buehler in Dighton.

Rita is survived by her husband, Richard D. Buehler of Scott City; two sons, Darin Buehler of Scott City and Shane Buehler of Kearney, Neb.; two daughters, Tara Buehler of Aurora, Colo., Richel Stagner of Aurora, Colo.; one brother, Paul Neeley of California; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Scott City. Inurnment will be held at a later date and time. There will be no calling times. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Rita Buehler Memorial Scholarship Fund in care of Price & Sons Funeral Homes.