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Remembering Richarda "Ricky" Ritterhaus

It's with great sadness that we let you know that our member Richarda "Ricky" Ritterhaus passed away on Friday, September 20.  Her son and daughter-in-law, Ernie and Rosemary, are also members of our club.  To them and grandchildren and great grandchildren Michael (Ciara), Garrett, Darcy and Eamonn we extend our deepest sympathies. Below is the obituary and a link to the funeral home.

Richarda "Ricky" Barbara Ritterhaus (nee Tegtmeier) passed away on Sept. 20, 2019, at the age of 85. She was born in Weiden, Germany, and moved to the United States in 1953 to Oak Park, Michigan. Loving wife of the late Ernest Edwin Ritterhaus. Beloved mother of Ernest Richard Ritterhaus and favorite daughter-in-law Rosemary. Cherished grandmother of Michael Kendrick Ritterhaus (Ciara) and Garrett Christopher Ritterhaus. Devoted great grandmother of Darcy and Eamonn. Caring sister of Andreas "Andy" Tegtmeier (Nancy), the late Karl-Heinz Tegtmeier, and the late Johanna "Hansi" Rozanski.

A funeral service will be held at 7 pm on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, at A.J. Desmond and Sons Price Chapel, 3725 Rochester Rd., Troy (between Big Beaver and Wattles). Visitation will begin at 12 noon and continue until the time of the service at 7 pm. In lieu of flowers, please donate in Ricky's name to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, 1820 Mt. Elliott St., Detroit MI 48207.