Hilda Ritter

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WAPAKONETA — Hilda C. Ritter, 89, of Wapakoneta, died 7:00 p.m., Fri. March 14, 2014, at Auglaize Acres.

She was born March 27, 1924, in Auglaize Co., the daughter of William P. & Cora A. (Presar) Ritter, who preceded her in death.

Survivors include, a sister, Regina Ritter, Wapakoneta, a sister-in-law, Jean Ritter, Wapakoneta, a nephew & 3 nieces.

She was preceded in death by 3 brothers, John, Marion, & Frederick "Fritz" Ritter.

Hilda had worked at Brown's Dairy, Murphy's 5 & 10, and Uhlman's Dept. Store. She was a member of the St. Paul United Church of Christ, Wapakoneta, the Women's Guild and Circle 1 of the church. She volunteered with the American Red Cross Blood Mobile and Auglaize Acres. She enjoyed gardening, especially flowers and would show her flowers at the Auglaize Co. Fair.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Mon. March 17, 2014, at St. Paul United Church of Christ, Wapakoneta, Pastor Becky Sunday officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Wapakoneta.

The family will receive friends from 1 p.m., until time of serve, Mon. at the church. Memorial contributions may be directed to the St. Paul United Church of Christ.

Arrangements are being handled by the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Wapakoneta, where condolences may be expressed at

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Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home
1102 Lincoln Ave. Wapakoneta, OH 45895
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Published in The Lima News from Mar. 15 to Mar. 16, 2014