Saturday, November 12th, 2011
Margaret Ritter, 70, New Bremen, died at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 10, 2011, at her home.
She was born Feb. 26, 1941, in Wellington, New Zealand to Dennis and Johannah Horgan. On Feb. 12, 1965, she married William Ritter, who survives in New Bremen.
Also surviving are her children, Shaun (Patsy) Ritter, New Bremen, Mark Ritter, New Bremen, Michael (Stephanie) Ritter, Germantown, Tenn., Tony (Cresta) Ritter, New Bremen, and Greg Ritter, Delaware; a sister, Mary (Martin) Tarres, Christ Church, New Zealand; and seven grandchildren.
She was a member of Church of the Holy Redeemer, New Bremen, and the American Legion Auxiliary, New Bremen. She had worked for the former Vendar Services, Sanese Services and the Fireside Pub, New Bremen.
A memorial service is 5 p.m. Sunday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen, the Rev. Thomas Mannebach officiating.
Calling is 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Friends of the New Bremen Library or to the Grand Lake Hospice.