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Ronald David Ritch

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Ronald David Ritch

March 14, 1932 ~ February 9, 2013

Born Grandview, Washington

Parents: Lucy Mae (Irby) Smith

Weldon Bruner Smith

Wife: Bonnie Pearl (Bushnell/Olsen) Ritch

Brother:Larry G. Johnson, wife Angela Johnson

Children: Debra G. Paine, husband David Paine

Kurt F. Olsen, wife Dena Olsen

Theresa D. Brownstein, husband Eric Brownstein

Melinda M. Ritch, husband Russell Kulp

Grandchildren: Kristina Olsen, Bonny Brownstein, Andrew Brownstein, Jaron Olsen, Shawna Olsen

Great Grandchildren: Jasmine, Jayla, Jayden, Adrianna, Maximus

Military: United States Navy (Korean War) January 8, 1951 - November 5, 1954

- USS Floyd B. Parks, DD884, Machinist Mate 2nd Class

- USS Prairie, AD15

Employment: Standard Oil Company of Calfornia

Boeing Airplane Company

Sears Roebuck Company

Tum-A-Lum Lumber Company

The Home Depot

Community Activities:

JAYCEE's (Junior Chamber of Commerce, President JCI Senator #6816)

Washington State Jaycees of Bellevue, Chairman Speak-up and Parliamentary Procedure

Federal Little League, Umpire In Chief (1965-1969, 1972),

President (1970-1971)

Samena Club, President (3 terms)

Fraternal Order of Eagles, Kirkland Aerie #2681, Past Worthy President F.O.E.

American Legion, Post 239 / 161

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post #2995, Commander, Judge Advocate, Quartermaster, Adju-tant, Military Order of the Cootie

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Published in The Seattle Times from Feb. 12 to Feb. 13, 2013
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