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I. Marie Ritter 1920 - 2014
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I. Marie Ritter 1920 - 2014

HOISINGTON — I. Marie Ritter, 94, died June 14,  at Holiday Resort in Salina.
Born Jan. 11, 1920, in Wichita, she was the daughter of William and Mae (Birch) Donaldson. On Sept. 20, 1940, she married Ralph W. Ritter in Leoti. He died on Nov. 27, 1987. A resident of Hoisington since 1940, coming from Tribune, she was a homemaker.
Mrs. Ritter was a member of the Faith Community Church in Great Bend.
Survivors include two sons, Harlan W. Ritter, Cuernavaca, Mexico; and Darwin R. Ritter and wife Vicki, Salina; two daughters, Nancy Clark and husband Randy, Salina; and Lonetta Perrotti and husband Adam, Flemington, N.J.; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Creed Birch.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Faith Community Church in Great Bend with Pastor Sandy Kennedy officiating. Burial will be at the Hoisington Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, with family receiving friends from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to Faith Community Church of Feed the Children, in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by
Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home*
415 N. Main
P.O. Box 146
Hoisington, KS, 67544
Great Bend (Kan) Tribune, June 17, 2014