Dorothy L. Ritz, 94, of Seymour, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2013, at Hoosier Christian Village in Brownstown.
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Born Nov. 24, 1918, in Cortland, she was the daughter of Frank and Laura (Phegley) Oathout. On July 1, 1942, she married Ronald Walter Ritz, who preceded her in death.
Dorothy was a 1937 graduate of Cortland High School. She was a member of Honeytown Christian Church and the Ladies Aid. She was also a member of Honeytown Home Economics Club. Dorothy enjoyed quilting and loved being with her family.
Survivors include her son, Thomas J. (Barbara K.) Ritz; daughter-in-law, Barbara A. Ritz; grandchildren, Walkar (Melanie L.) Ritz, Travis (Wendy) Ritz, Brandon (Brooke) Ritz, Casey (Melanie A.) Ritz and Sandra Ritz Robinson; and 11
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Laura F. Ritz; son, Garry G. Ritz; and sisters, Thelma Lucas, Wilma Isaacs, Doris Schafstall and Rebecca Marshall.
Funeral service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Voss Chapel, Seymour, with the Rev. Dennis Williams officiating. Burial will take place at Robertson Cemetery in Honeytown with a Voss dove release.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until time of service Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to Honeytown Christian Church Mission Fund.
A complete obituary may be viewed on the funeral home website at www.vossfuneralservice.com.
Voss and Sons Funeral Service
316 N. Chestnut Street Seymour, IN 47274
Published in Tribune from July 15 to July 19, 2013