Rita Marlene Gerdes, 85, of Fort Dodge passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home.

Funeral will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday November 23rd at Laufersweiler Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Monday from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Masks are required and social distancing. During the visitation there can only be 15 people in the funeral home.