Obit: Ritter, Ray E. (1903 – 1966)

Contact: Dinah Reinke

Surnames: Ritter, Decker, Kalepp, Burlingame

------ Source: Tribune-Phonograph (Abbotsford and Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 09/08/1966

------ Ritter, Ray E. (31 DEC 1903 – 31 AUG 1966)

Funeral services for Ray E. Ritter, 62, Abbotsford, were held Saturday, Sept. 3, at Sycamore, Ill. Mr. Ritter died August 31 at his home in Abbotsford. The body lay in state at the Polnaszek Funeral Home, Abbotsford, until Friday morning.

Ray Ritter was born December 31, 1903, at Marengo, Ill., where he received his education. His marriage to the former Hazel Decker took place Sept. 5, 1931, at Belvidere, Ill. The couple farmed in Illinois until 1959 when they moved to a farm near Unity, where they lived until their retirement in 1962. Since that time they made their home in Abbotsford.

Survivors include his wife; one daughter, Mrs. Gerald (Leah) Kalepp, Abbotsford; a grand son, Daniel Robert Kalepp, and a sister, Mrs. Emmett (Florence) Burlingame, of Marengo, Ill. His parents preceded him in death.



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