Betty Jo Ritterskamp


Betty Jo Ritterskamp, 91, passed away July 11, 2019, at Prairie Lakes Health Campus in Noblesville.
She was born March 7, 1928, in Francisco, Indiana, the daughter of Audie Benton (Jarvis) Selph-Davis and Isaac Newton Davis. She graduated from Francisco High School in 1946 and was a member of the first class of the Anderson School of Practical Nursing. She resided in Anderson from 1952 to 2013 when she moved to Noblesville. She worked as an LPN at Community Hospital and was also a homemaker.
She was member of Anderson Church of the Brethren since 1959. She enjoyed church choir and knitting.
Betty is survived by her three children, Michael (Helen) Ritterskamp of Dixon, Kentucky, Ann (Donnie) Hummel of Evansville, and Tamara L. Nightingale of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, David (Megan) Ritterskamp, Jeanne (Brian) Hannon, Amy (Randy) Strange, Stephanie (Zach) Starkey, Lindsey Ann Hummel, D. Garrett Maller, Abby (William) Orellana; great-grandchildren, Iris L. Hannon, Benton M. Ritterskamp, Eliza K. Starkey, and Stacie J. Fraunfelder.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester M. Ritterskamp, whom she married July 17, 1946; her parents; and eight siblings.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 15, 2019, at noon at Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service, with the Rev. Dwight Hargett officiating. Entombment will follow in Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to the donor's choice of charity in memory of Betty Ritterskamp.
The family would like to express their deep appreciation to Primrose Retirement Community in Anderson and to Prairie Lake in Noblesville for their care and compassion during the past several years.
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Published on July 12, 2019
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Jennifer Washburn
Jul 13, 2019
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