Anita Bures, 83, of Baraboo, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, at St. Clare Hospice House in Baraboo.
Anita was born to Frances and Arden Kitchen on Sept. 7, 1934, in Madison. She married Douglas Martin on Jan. 7, 1951, and her second marriage was to Louis Bures on April 24, 1987.
Anita is survived by her eight children, Carolyn (Eugene) Deniger, Kenneth (Denise) Martin, Barbara (Donn) Renning, Annette Johnson, Delores (Roy) Klavitter, Kathy McKelvey, Brian (Peggy) Martin and Sandra (Dave) Gianneschi. She is further survived by 21 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, brother and sister.
Anita lived a full life and enjoyed all her family and many friends. Christmas was always a favorite time of year for her and she enjoyed decorating and looking at all the lights and her Santa Claus collection. Outside of Christmas, she was known for her large collection of ceramic ducks, spread throughout her house and outside. She will be missed.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at Redlin Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, and from 10 a.m. until the time of service Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Home Health United Hospice, Baraboo. Anita's family would like to give a special thanks to all the hospice nurses and caregivers for watching over her and providing to her comfort and care.
Redlin Funeral Home is assisting the family.