Katherine (Kate) Helen Ritter

January 05, 1927 ‒ February 02, 2019

Bellville, Ohio

BELLVILLE: Katherine (Kate) Helen Ritter, age 92, of Bellville, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Lexington Court Care Center. She was born January 5, 1927 in North Dakota. The daughter of late Gregory and Katherine (Klup) Tormaschy.

In 1944, she married Harry M. Ritter. They resided in Bellville, Ohio their entire married lives. He preceded her in death in 2006. Now they are together again.

Kate took great pride in her family home in Bellville. She worked for Therm-O-Disc for many years. In her spare time, she enjoyed a great game of cards, cooking, and attending her grandchildren’s sporting events. First and foremost, she was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother who always put family first over anything else.

Kate is survived by her devoted daughter and son-in-law Gerri and Dave Meeks of Bellville, Ohio. Loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren: Tecca (Kevin) Harris of Yorktown, Indiana, Ty (Suzi) Meeks of Westerville, McKenzie (Katie) Hojara, Hannah Harris, Jared Harris, Taylor Meeks, Adam Meeks, Haley Case, and Lila Case. A sister-in-law, Arlene Bixler of Columbus, Ohio, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her five brothers and two sisters.

A memorial service will be held by the family at a later date.

Snyder Funeral Homes is honored to serve Kate’s family and encourage you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them at SnyderFuneralHomes.com

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  • Teresa and I offer our deepest sympathy. We send our love and support to this family in a time of loss. Our prayers go out to our Heavenly Father for strength and peace in your time of need.