Norma Ritz

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Norma Ritz

December 13, 1923 - September 11, 2018

Norma Ritz Norma Ritz, 94, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in Pendleton.
She was born Dec. 13, 1923, in Vigo County, near Terre Haute.
Norma graduated from Indiana State Teachers College in 1945. She lived in Pendleton since 1948 and was a teacher at Pendleton High School and Pendleton Heights High School for 29 years retiring in 1984.
She was a member of Pendleton First United Methodist Church.
Norma was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Gordon Ritz.
Survivors include children, Gary (wife, Glenda) Ritz of Carmel, Greg (wife, Cherie) Ritz of Pendleton and Kathy (husband, Jeff) Bertsch of Fishers; four grandsons, Phillip (wife, Jennifer) Ritz of Mount Airy, Maryland, Adam (wife, Tara) Ritz of Middletown, Brandon (wife, Janette) Ritz of Riverside, California, and Dustin Ritz of Pendleton; and seven great- grandchildren.
Services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service, Lahm Chapel, Pendleton, with Pastor Doug Walker officiating. Burial will follow in Grove Lawn Cemetery, Pendleton.
A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Lahm Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pendleton First United Methodist Church, 225 W. State St., Pendleton, IN 46064 or Pendleton Historical Museum, P.O. Box 345, Pendleton, IN 46064.
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Published on September 11, 2018
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