Arleen Gwendolyn Ritger

Arleen Gwendolyn Ritger

Female 1924 - 2007  (83 years)

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  • Name Arleen Gwendolyn Ritger  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born 12 Jun 1924  Marathon, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 7
    Gender Female 
    Also Known As Grandma Meme 
    SSN issued Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation Marathon, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marathon Brewery 
    Occupation Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Saint Mary's Hospital 
    Occupation Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The Neuman Center 
    Residence 1930  Marathon, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Age: 5; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Daughter 
    Died 28 Sep 2007  Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Buried 3 Oct 2007  Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Floral Lawns Memorial Gardens
    Person ID I15845  Descendants of Christmann Rittger | Descendants of Catherine Ritger
    Last Modified 24 Apr 2019 

    Father Phillip Jacob Ritger,   b. 21 Mar 1883, Allenton, Washington County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1928, Appleton, Outagamie County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Amelia Carolina Schlagenhaft,   b. 1 Sep 1888, Addison, Washington County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1970, Marathon, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 12 Oct 1909  St. Anthony, Addison, Washington County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • St. Anthony's Catholic Church
    Family ID F2536  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Spouse / Partner Kenneth Joseph Masanz,   b. 25 Apr 1924,   d. 17 Oct 1989, Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 6 Aug 1947  Marathon, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Alice Masanz
    +2. Mary Rose Masanz
    +3. Alvin S. Masanz,   b. 31 Dec 1951, Halder, Emmet, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 2003, Darien, Walworth County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)  [natural]
     4. Theresa Masanz
    +5. David Masanz,   b. 29 Jul 1956, Marshfield, Wood County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1981  (Age 24 years)  [natural]
     6. Lou Ann Masanz
    Last Modified 24 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F3372  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Jun 1924 - Marathon, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSSN issued - - Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Marathon Brewery - - Marathon, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Saint Mary's Hospital - - Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - The Neuman Center - - Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 5; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Daughter - 1930 - Marathon, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Aug 1947 - Marathon, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Sep 2007 - Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 3 Oct 2007 - Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Documents
    1930 United States Federal Census - Philomena Ritger
    1930 United States Federal Census - Philomena Ritger
    Year: 1930; Census Place: Marathon, Marathon, Wisconsin; Roll: 2583; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0038; Image: 33.0; FHL microfilm: 2342317

  • Notes 

    • Arleen G. Masanz, 83, of Beloit died Friday, Sept. 28, 2007, in Beloit Memorial Hospital.

      She was born June 12, 1924, in Marathon, the daughter of Phillip and Amelia Schlagenhaft Ritger. As a young girl, she worked at Saint Mary's Hospital in Wausau, and at The Marathon Brewery. Arleen married Kenneth Joseph Masanz on Aug. 6, 1947, in Marathon. He predeceased her Oct. 17, 1989.

      Arleen "Grandma Meme" and Kenneth farmed in numerous Wisconsin counties before moving to Beloit. They lived here for the past 45 years. Arleen was a foster parent of infants for Catholic Social Services. She acted as a personal caregiver for numerous family and friends, helping out when others were in need. Arleen did housekeeping for The Neuman Center and St. Paul's Catholic Church and also cooked for The Neuman Center. She thoroughly enjoyed needlework, sewing, gardening and cooking. Arleen had many adopted children in the local neighborhood. Arleen was known for her homemade doughnuts that she took to school in Harrison, Ill.

      Survivors include her four daughters, Alice Peschl of Beloit, Mary (Larry) Schendel of Darien, Therese (Rick) Marr and LouAnn Masanz, all of Beloit; eight grandchildren, Kelly (Michael) Wohlfert, Michelle (Dan) Carlson and Mandie Crall, all of Beloit, Janet (Dan) Ruedinger of Loves Park, Ill., Jodi (Jason) Sowatzke and Michael Masanz, all of Janesville, Troy (Holly) Alexander of Beloit and Darryl (Mellisa) McCabe of Roscoe, Ill.; 17 great-grandchildren, Allison, Abby, Nolan, Colin, Katrin, Jeffrey, Samantha, Coltin, Jenna, Jacob, Darryl John, Emily, Jacob, T.J., Hailey, Brittany and Alisha; a brother, Phillip Ritger of Wausau; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, two sons, Alvin and David Masanz; two grandchildren, Jason and Jenni; three brothers, Adolph, Alvin and Gerald; six sisters, Marie, Evelyn, Sister Marceline, Sister Rose Ann, Loretta and Delores.

      Funeral Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2007, in Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church, 2222 Shopiere Road, Beloit, with Father Gary Krahenbuhl officiating. Burial will be in Floral Lawns Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday with a prayer service at 5 p.m. in Daley Murphy Wisch and Associates Funeral Home and Crematorium, 2355 Cranston Road, Beloit, and from 10 a.m. until the time of services Wednesday in the church.

      A memorial will be established in Arleen's name at a later date.

      Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.daleymurphywisch.com.

  • Sources 
    1. [S110] German - Ambrowiak Family Tree, Jay Scott German, (Name: GermanAmbrowiak.FTW;).
      Date of Import: 14 Jan 2005

    2. [S36] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002;).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2002.Original data - USA, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930.T626, 2,667 rolls. Marathon, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA, ED 38, roll 2583, page , image 33.0.

    3. [S196] Social Security Death Index: United States, (Name: Ancesrty.com;).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.Original data - Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.

    4. [S370] U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2015;).
      Record for Arleen Gwendolyn Ritger

    5. [S325] United States Obituary Collection, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;), Newspaper: Wausau Daily Herald, The; Publication Date: 10/ 1/ 2007; Publication Place: Wausau, Wisconsin, USA; Web edition: http://www.wausaudailyherald.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20071001/WDH010301/710010390/1587.
      Record for Arleen G Masanz

    6. [S327] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;), Year: 1930; Census Place: Marathon, Marathon, Wisconsin; Roll: 2583; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0038; Image: 33.0; FHL microfilm: 2342317.
      Record for Arleen Ritger
      1930 United States Federal Census - Philomena Ritger
      1930 United States Federal Census - Philomena Ritger
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Marathon, Marathon, Wisconsin; Roll: 2583; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0038; Image: 33.0; FHL microfilm: 2342317


    7. [S327] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;), Year: 1930; Census Place: Marathon, Marathon, Wisconsin; Roll: 2583; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0038; Image: 33.0; FHL microfilm: 2342317.
      Record for Arleen Ritger
      1930 United States Federal Census - Philomena Ritger
      1930 United States Federal Census - Philomena Ritger
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Marathon, Marathon, Wisconsin; Roll: 2583; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0038; Image: 33.0; FHL microfilm: 2342317


    8. [S327] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;), Year: 1930; Census Place: Marathon, Marathon, Wisconsin; Roll: 2583; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0038; Image: 33.0; FHL microfilm: 2342317.
      Record for Arleen Ritger
      1930 United States Federal Census - Philomena Ritger
      1930 United States Federal Census - Philomena Ritger
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Marathon, Marathon, Wisconsin; Roll: 2583; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0038; Image: 33.0; FHL microfilm: 2342317




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