Reita attended Grant High School, graduating in 1951. In 1974, she started a tax consulting business, which Reita operated until her retirement in 1994. She lived most of her life in the Portland Metro area, except for a 13-year stint in Las Vegas. Reita was an AA member for 30 + years.
Reita was survived by son, Lawrence Allen Young 69; daughter, Dori Lynell Beals 63; and son, Joseph Patrick Donahue 58.Reita was proceeded by husband, Paris Heddens; and son, Reed Carl Ramsperger.
Reita was well liked and had hundreds of friends in many organizations. Reita loved to go bowling and was on a senior team that won first place this year.