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John Ritchie

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John Ritchie

Nekoosa - John W. Ritchie age 67, of the Town of Rome, Adams County (Nekoosa, WI) died Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at his home.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Feldner/Ritchay Funeral Home in Nekoosa. Father John Swing will officiate. Visitation will be held at Feldner/Ritchay Funeral Home from 4-7 PM Friday and Saturday from 10 AM until time of service. Online condolences may be expressed at

John was born December 10, 1950 in Frostburg, Maryland to Earl and Anna (Spiker) Ritchie. He graduated from Beall High School in Frostburg. On June 12, 1971 he married Lucille Weber in Landover, Maryland. John was employed by Hoffman Trucking and Mortenson Brothers Farms. His interests included hunting, gardening and cooking.

He is survived by his wife Lucille Ritchie of the Town of Rome; two daughters Theresa Ritchie Stortz of Nekoosa, WI and Jennifer (Tim) Perdew of North Vernon, IN; his three grandchildren of which he was especially proud Kenneth Stortz III of Madison, WI; John Stortz of Nekoosa, WI and Nevaeh Perdew of North Vernon, IN; three sisters Carol (Wayne) Hare, Annalee Preston and Lisa (Craig) Wilhelm all of Frostburg, MD; two brothers Wayne (Kim) Ritchie and Ronald (Kathy) Ritchie both of Frostburg, MD; sisters-in-law Lois (William) Zygarlicke of Marshfield, WI and Marcella Plowman of Wisconsin Rapids, WI; brother-in-law Peter Weber of Wisconsin Rapids, WI. and by his best friend Jerry Robb of Nekoosa. He is further survived by several nieces and nephews.

John was preceded in death by his parents; sisters-in-law Ramona Jones and Jane Weber; and brother-in-law Larry Plowman.
Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on Dec. 21, 2017
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