Russell K. Ritz

August 15, 1918 - November 13, 2002

08/15/1918 - 11/13/2002

Russell K. RITZ, 84, of Wheeling, died Wednesday, November 13, 2002 at Continuous Care Center, Wheeling.<br>He was a retired Clerk with the U.S. Postal Service, an Army Air Corp Veteran serving during World War II in the Pacific Theater, and a Christian by faith.<br>He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward J. "Cap" Ritz and Mary Loth Ritz, a sister, Zelma A. Ritz Gersting, and two brothers, Edward J. Ritz, Jr., and Robert Ritz, a nephew, Dr. Thomas Ritz, MD.<br>Surviving are two nephews, James E. Ritz and his wife Marie of Wheeling, and Jack C. Ritz of Rockledge, FL., several great nieces and nephews, and several great-great- nieces and nephews.<br>There will be no visitation. Private Graveside services at Greenwood Cemetery will be held at the convenience of the family.<br>Arrangements by Altmeyer Funeral Home, 3828 Jacob Street, South Wheeling.

Notify of
1 Condolence
Inline Feedbacks
View all condolences
Debbie Kuzma
8 years ago

Dear Mr. Ritz and Family,

I wish to express my deepest sympathies regarding the passing of your uncle. I had the pleasure of waiting on him numerous times. He was always mild mannered, pleasant and I enjoyed talking with him.

I am sure he will be missed very much by many.


Debbie Kuzma