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LeRoy Roman Ritger
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LeRoy R. Ritger, age 88, of Hartford, Wisconsin formerly of Allenton WI passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the Waterford of Hartford.
LeRoy was born February 24, 1929 in the town of Addison, WI to Gerhard and Gertrude (nee Aufdermauer) Ritger. He was united in marriage to the love of his life Imelda Weninger on December 29, 1954 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lomira, WI. LeRoy served his country in the United States Army as a Policeman from 1951-1953. He was an avid outdoors man and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and finding the best trees for morel mushrooms and firewood. LeRoy was a dairy farmer in the Town of Addison his entire life, but his true passion in life was being a livestock dealer.
LeRoy is survived by his loving children, Gerhard “Gary” of Saratoga CA, Timothy (special friend Bonnie) of Allenton, WI, Cecilia (Russ) Nehm of Hartford, WI, and Daniel of Kewaskum, WI; cherished grandchildren, Krista, Justin Fickler, Teresa (Tim) Weiser, Douglas (Lavina) Nehm, Eric Nehm, and Clyde Ritger; great-grandchildren, Margot and Benjamin Weiser. Siblings Herbert (Shirley) Ritger, Mary Ellen Schulz, and Peter (Beverley) Ritger and brothers and sisters-in-law Lillian Ritger, Lucille Nowakowski, Elizabeth Beck, George (Mary Ann) Weninger, Michael (Rosemary) Weninger, Pilar Weninger, and Richard Feucht. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other loved relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, beloved wife of 46 years Imelda, and siblings Anthony, Frances (Donald) Rettler, and Marcia (Ronald) Jerde.
A Mass of Christian Burial for LeRoy will be held Monday, October 9, 2017 at 6:00p.m. at Resurrection Catholic Church (215 Main Street  Allenton, WI 53002.) with Fr. Rick Stoffel officiating. Family will greet relatives and friends at the church on Monday from 3:00-6:00p.m.
Interment at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Allenton, WI on October 10, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.
Memorials to Resurrection Catholic Church are appreciated.
The Ritger Family would like to share their sincere gratitude to the staff at the Waterford of Hartford and to Heartland Hospice, especially Kim, for their loving care of LeRoy.


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Allenton, WI 53002

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Allenton, WI 53002

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