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Ritcher, Donald
Donald J. Ritcher, age 94, passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2017. Donald worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad as a claims representative and was an Army Veteran of WWII, active member of Upper Arlington Lutheran Church for over 50 years, charitable with his time to many causes, he loved everyone he met and enjoyed traveling and ballroom dancing. Donald was preceded in death by his parents Andrew and Bertha Ritcher, first wife of 43 years, Marie, son David, sister Irene Auping, two grandchildren Sam and Crissy. He is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Betty J. Thomas Ritcher; daughter, Kathryn Jennings; step-children, Ruth Thompson, Theresa Thomas, Catherine Thomas, Christina Thomas and Thomas Thomas; grandchildren, Brian (Kira) Ritcher, Kristine (Andrew) Price, Kerri (Travis) McBurney; step-grandchildren, T.J., Kelly, Sarah, Eric, Matthew, and Michael; great grandchildren, Miranda, Alex, Grace, Kaitlyn, Sean; 4 step-great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren, and many other family members. Family will receive friends at Upper Arlington Lutheran Church, 2300 Lytham Rd., Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 1 p.m. until time of memorial service at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Upper Arlington Lutheran Church or to Kobacker House in Donald's memory. Family has entrusted SCHOEDINGER NORTHWEST CHAPEL with final arrangements. Visit www.schoedinger.com to share a favorite memory of Donald.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Nov. 16 to Nov. 18, 2017
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