Rosalind Rittenour

July 03, 1926 ‒ June 14, 2019

Galion, Ohio

Rosalind Rittenour, 92, former Galion resident passed away Friday, June 14, 2019 at The Inn At Orchard Park in Bucyrus where she had been a resident for the past two and a half years.

She was born July 3, 1926 in Upper Sandusky and was the daughter of Robert S. and Laura C. (Roth) Kuenzli. On October 10, 1948 she married Bill E. Rittenour and they enjoyed nearly 36 years of marriage until his passing on May 20, 1984.

Rosalind graduated from Galion High School and later went on to receive her Bachelor’s degree in Education from Ashland College. She worked as a secretary for the former Galion Hercules and as an art teacher for Colonel Crawford Schools for 19 years.

She was currently a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Delaware and was a former member of Peace Lutheran Church in Galion. In her retirement, she enjoyed traveling and selling arts and crafts with her twin sister and camping with her grandchildren. Rosalind also loved animals.

She is survived by son Bob (Vicki) Rittenour of Galion; daughter Janet (Gary) Kibler of Delaware; four grandchildren, Craig (Katie) Kibler of Westerville, Michelle (Dan) Cooper of Delaware, Ken (Courtney) Rittenour of Marion and Steven (Jill) Rittenour of Bucyrus and 11 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a twin sister, Rosemary Roderick and a brother, Robert F. Kuenzli.

Following her wishes, there will be a private service for the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society serving Crawford County in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Rosalind Rittenour, and condolences may be made to them at

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  • We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that we are thinking of your family during this very sad time.
    Tony and Lisa

  • So sorry to hear about your Mom’s death. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Dearest Janet,
    Although I did not know your mom for a long time, I grew very fond of her at Orchard Park.
    She was such a lovely and kind lady. I enjoyed visiting with her daily as I came in to see my dad. She was a true joy and I’m glad I got to know her.
    You have my prayers and sympathy.

    Peace to your family.

    • Thank you so much Linda. She really liked visiting with you. Thank you for all the time you gave her. Janet

      • This is Cindy gray davis. I live in the house across the street from where your family lived on Carmel. Think of her a lot when I look at her house. I’m so sorry for your loss. Cindy

  • So sorry for your loss. Prayers to you all. I enjoyed caring for Rosalind. She will be missed.

  • So sorry to hear of your mother passing. Please know that you are in our thoughts.

  • I’m saddened to see this…. My thoughts are with all of you. She may have been one of a set of twins, but they were both one of a kind.

  • So sorry to hear about your Mother. We are thinking of you and your family. May she rest in peace.

  • Bob & Janet,
    So sorry for your loss. I’m going to miss your mom! She was a sweet lady who liked to have fun! I would hear her laughter flow out into the hallway sometimes during an activity and I would have to go in to see what I was missing out on! Good times and good memories! ❤️

  • Very sorry for your loss and saddened by her passing. I always remember her as being such a sweet lady.

  • Janet, my thoughts and prayers are with you all and the kids as you lay your mom to rest.

    Your Mom was such a sweetheart and I have so many wonderful memories of your mom growing up. She and your Dad were like family to us. She made some wonderful art pieces for each of us to keep and cherish the rest of our lives and I will always remember her when I see them. My love to you all during your time of grief.

  • I am so sorry for your loss. We had many enjoyable “pet therapy” visits with Rosalind and had a nice visit with her the day before she passed. We always spent a lot of time in her room. She loved the dogs and loved to talk and catch up on Galion news. She was bubbly and happy every time we saw her and we are going to miss her greatly.

    • Thank you, Deb. She loved your pet therapy visit. She would always tell us when you had been there with your dog. Thank you the time you gave her.

  • My sweet Rosalind you will be missed! I was one of the 1st to meet you when you moved into Orchard Park! Me and you would laugh and talk about any and everything that came to our minds at the time we had some good times. I would walk in your apartment and say Heyyy girl and you would say that is my Misty! You and your diet Pepsi you was always trying to give me lol. I love you baby doll fly high. To her family I am truly sorry for your loss your all in my prayers may god bless y’all.

    • Misty, thank you for lighting up her days because she loved it when you came in. Thank you for the special care you gave her.

  • Bob & Vic
    So sorry to hear of Mom’s passing I have such fond memories of her and Rittenour (Bill). They were like having another set of Grandparents growing up. We’ll be thinking of you and the family.

  • Bob, so sorry to hear about your mother’s passing. Lot of good memories from Carmel days. Tom Riley

  • Rittenour Family,
    We are so sad to hear about mom. The kids have some great memories of camping with her. Please know that we are thinking of all of you during this difficult time. (Hugs) to all