Nancy Rittenhouse

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Nancy Patricia Rittenhouse
September 12, 1932 - September 26, 2016
Nancy Patricia Rittenhouse, 84, of Caldwell, Idaho passed away on Monday, September 26, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. Nancy's family will greet guests at a visitation and viewing from 6:00pm to 7:00pm on Friday, September 30 at Alsip and Persons Funeral Chapel, 404 10th Avenue South in Nampa. Visitation will be followed by a Rosary Service at 7:00pm at Alsip and Persons. Funeral Mass will be at 1:00pm on Saturday, October 1 at Holy Apostles Catholic Church, 6300 North Meridian Road in Meridian. Father Len MacMillan will be officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, 15862 South Indiana Avenue in Caldwell.
Nancy was born September 12, 1932 to Frank and Bertha Robinson in Chicago, Illinois, the sixth of seven children. During World War II, her family moved to Southern California. She graduated from Marywood Catholic High School in Anaheim, California, class of 1950. While there she was introduced to Harold Rittenhouse, and they married on September 23, 1950.
Harold and Nancy started their family in Azusa, later moving to Charter Oak and Covina, California where they started AAA Egg Farms. In 1965 they relocated their family and business to Lakeview, California. After retiring in 1992 they moved to Nampa, Idaho where most of their children had settled. In retirement Harold and Nancy enjoyed camping, fishing and the outdoors of Idaho.
Nancy loved spending time with her family, including her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She had a passion for picking out thoughtful gifts and personalized cards for loved ones. She enjoyed playing cards with her sisters and watching and feeding the quail and ducks in her back yard.
Nancy is preceded in death by her sister, Merle Robinson; brothers, Raymond Robinson, Bro. Francis "Frank" Robinson and Donald Robinson; and daughter-in-law, Tammy Rittenhouse.
Nancy is survived by her children, Mike Rittenhouse (Linda) of Nampa, Richard Rittenhouse of Caldwell, Patricia Daughdrill (Tim) of Parma, Dan Rittenhouse (Becky) of Meridian, Phil Rittenhouse (Lisa) of Homedale and Don Rittenhouse (Lisa) of Broomfield, Colorado; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and sisters, Ruth Elliott of Seattle, Washington and Lois Robinson of Meridian.

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Alsip & Persons Funeral Chapel
404 Tenth Avenue South
Nampa, ID 83651
(208) 466-3545
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Published in Idaho Press Tribune on Sept. 29, 2016