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Shirley A. (Bottorff) Ritter

March 23, 1929 ~ August 21, 2017 (age 88)

Shirley  A. Ritter, 88, of Union Mills, Indiana passed away Monday, August 21, 2017.

Shirley was born on March 23, 1929 in South Bend, Indiana to James F. and Ruth (Freese) Bottorff.

On May 5, 1951 in South Bend, Indiana she married Lyle Ritter who preceded her in death on July 15, 2011.

Shirley retired from L&G Truck Stop as a bookkeeper and was a member of Vale Church of Christ in Valparaiso, Indiana.  She also enjoyed watching The Price is Right and Wheel of Fortune, reading the bible, doing word searches, puzzles and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Shirley leaves behind two daughters, Debra Ritter of Union Mills, Indiana and Donna (Kim) Sokolosky of Fort Cobb, Oklahoma; seven grandchildren, Wendy (Chuck) Peterman, Shelly Pemberton, Katelyn Sokolosky, Kelly Sokolosky, Jodie Ritter, Kylee (James) Bowen, and Ashly (Larry) Remkus, fourteen great-grandchildren, Aiden, Alyssa, and Austin Peterman, Bryston and Evelyn Ruth Pemberton, Savanna, Colton, Mallory and Macie Ritter, Emilee and Lukeas Bowen and Layla, Garrett and Anthony Remkus; and sister-in-law Pearl Bottorff.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lyle; one son, Terry Ritter; one granddaughter, Casey Ritter; and one brother, Ed Bottorff.

Visitation will be Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 10-11 a.m. at Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, 1117 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, Indiana.

Funeral service will be Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, 1117 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, Indiana.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the family or to the Charity of Donor’s Choice.

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 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
August 26, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Inc, Essling Chapel
1117 Indiana Avenue
La Porte, IN 46350

Funeral Service
Saturday
August 26, 2017

11:00 AM
Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Inc, Essling Chapel
1117 Indiana Avenue
La Porte, IN 46350


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