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Howard Arthur Ritzman

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Howard Arthur Ritzman Notice
Ritzman, Howard Arthur Age 90, of Orleans, passed away on February 4, 2013. He was predeceased by his wife of 65 years, Jeanne (Putzear). Born on April 24, 1922, he was the son of the late Edgar and Agnes (Bachelor) Ritzman. Howard was born, raised and educated in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He worked as a police officer in his home town for his entire working career. When he retired he and his wife moved to Cape Cod nearly 36 years ago. Howard was a member of the Orleans United Methodist church. He is survived by his son Edgar "Guy" Ritzman and wife Carol; grandchildren, Terry and Melissa and her husband Peter Theodore; sister-in-law, Elaine Fulcher and special niece and nephew Jenny and Gene Fulcher. Also survived by brother, sisters, nieces and nephews. Besides his wife, he is predeceased by his daughter Jeannie Ritzman who was married to Jim Hickey. In lieu of flowers donation may be made in his name to: Orleans United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1565, Orleans, MA 02653. A memorial service will be held in the spring.
Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Feb. 8, 2013
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