Richard Ritter

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    - Anna Marie Moleres-Lopez
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Richard T. Ritter

Our cowboy, Richard "Dick" Thomas Ritter went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 18, 2018 on his ranch in the seat of his UTV taking care of his cows he loved. Dick was born in Sunbury, PA on January 5, 1947 to Walter Stieninger "Tony" and Mary Catherine Roush. He graduated from Highlands High School in Albuquerque, NM in 1964 and received a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from New Mexico State University in 1968. He married Linda Wood on June 8, 1968 at St. Timothy Lutheran Church in Albuquerque and was blessed with 49 years of married life together. He was preceded in death by his father; his brothers, Ned and Bruce; and his father and mother-in-law, Dan and Lucille Wood. He is survived by his wife, Linda; his son Stephen Ritter and wife, Kendel and their children, Brooklynn and Stephen Jr.; son, Nathan Ritter and wife, Anissa and their children, Liliana, Shaylee, and Paislee; daughter, Deana Curnutt and husband, Nathan and their children, Ian, Gus and Ned; daughter, Bethany Rosales and husband, Cecil and their children, Tatum and Grady; his mother, Mary Ritter; brother, John Ritter and wife, Diane; sisters-in-law, Mary Ritter and Mona Benson and husband, Linn; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 2:00 pm at Kelly Hall at the Socorro County Fairgrounds with Rev. Marcus Zill officiating. Burial will be on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 2:15 pm at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Dick Ritter Buyer's Club and sent to the First State Bank, PO Box Z, Socorro, NM 87801 or to Hope Lutheran Church, PO Box 1907, Socorro, NM 87801. To view information or leave a condolence, please visit

Dick's care has been entrusted to:

Daniels Family

Funeral Services

309 Garfield St.

Socorro, NM 87801


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Daniels Family Funeral Services, Socorro Chapel
309 Garfield St.
Socorro, NM 87801
(575) 835-1530
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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Feb. 22, 2018