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Vesta Mae Caroline Ritch

Vesta Mae Caroline Ritch

Female 1921 - 2006  (84 years)

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  • Name Vesta Mae Caroline Ritch 
    Born 15 Oct 1921  Webster, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 19 Jul 2006  East Wenatchee Bench, Douglas, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11856  Ritch
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2019 

    Father Joe Alexander Ritch,   b. 28 Apr 1891, Seymour, Websrer, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1972, Chelan County, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Edith Esther Farr,   b. 1901,   d. 13 Dec 1949, Chelah, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F4357  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F4360  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lon L Daniels 
    Married 1933 
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F4637  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Jul 2006 - East Wenatchee Bench, Douglas, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Vesta M. Witte, 84, of East Wenatchee went to be with her Lord Wednesday, July 19, 2006, following a short illness with lung cancer. She was born Vesta Mae Caroline Ritch in her parent's home in Webster County, Missouri to Joseph and Edith (Farr) Ritch. In 1933, she married Lon L. Daniels and in 1941, moved to Peshastin, WA. Vesta's parents and siblings followed the couple to Peshastin to reside. Vesta and Lon had two children, Ruby and Lee. Lon was tragically killed due to complications of a lumber mill accident. In 1955, Vesta married Russell I. Witte in Peshastin. They moved to Seattle shortly after they were married where they had another daughter, Sandra in 1959. Vesta was a homemaker and was very active in her church.

      Vesta is survived by son, Lee (Roberta) Daniels East Wenatchee, WA; daughter, Ruby (Rod) Schmidt of Plain; and daughter, Sandra Witte of East Wenatchee; one sister, Pearl (Henry) Burger of Peshastin; two brothers, James (Lola) Ritch of Wenatchee and John (Peggy) Ritch of Peshastin. Vesta was blessed with five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; and one grandson, Michael.

      Funeral Services will be held 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 25, 2006, at Jones and Jones Colonial Chapel. Visitation will be held on Monday, July 24, 2006, from 12:00 - 6:00 p.m. Jones and Jones Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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      Parents:
      Joe Alexander Ritch (1891 - 1972)
      Edith Esther Farr Ritch (1901 - 1949)

      Spouse:
      Lonnie Lee Daniels (1910 - 1948)

      Siblings:
      Vesta Mae Caroline Ritch Witte (1921 - 2006)
      Ruby Pearl Ritch Burger (1923 - 2014)*
      John Cecil Ritch (1926 - 2009)*

      *Calculated relationship

      Burial:
      Wenatchee City Cemetery
      Wenatchee
      Chelan County
      Washington, USA