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Clarence Dale Ritchhart Sr. Obituary
Clarence Dale Ritchhart Sr. 1935 - 2018
Heyworth, IL—Clarence Ritchhart, 83, of Heyworth, formerly of Lincoln, passed away August 28, 2018, at O.S.F. Medical Center in Bloomington.
Clarence was born in Lincoln, IL, January 20, 1935, the son of Paul Long Ritchhart and Belva Shehorn Ritchhart. He was married to Patricia Paulsen, they later divorced, she preceded him in death.
Clarence is survived by his children, Dale (Connie) Ritchhart, Port Charlotte, FL, Pam (Marty) Anderson, Palm Beach Gardens, FL, and Christy (Erik) Hewitt, Louisville, OH; sisters, Dorothy Carlen, Bloomington, IL, and Donna Taylor, Springfield, IL; brothers, Donald (Ruth) Ritchhart , Lincoln, IL, and John Ritchhart, Decatur, IL; grandchildren, Angie Damm, Ryan Zimmerman, Roy Zimmerman, Ryan Anderson, Cassie Santiago, Ashton Gorr, Courtney Ritchhart, Alicia Kalb, Samantha Hewitt and Alex Hewitt; 15 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Clarence enjoyed hunting, watching sports, horses, working on cars, and meeting new people. He was a Brother of the Masonic Lodge 210 in Lincoln, IL. Clarence was also a past member of the Scottish Rite and Shriners.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister; and a son, Russell Paul Ritchhart.
A special thank you to our sister, Chris, Aunt Dorothy, Aunt Donna, Uncle John and all of our cousins who sat with our Dad until the end. We know how much you loved him and for that we will be forever grateful.
At the request of our father, there will be no services.
Published in The Lincoln Courier from Aug. 31 to Sept. 3, 2018
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