Phillip J. Ritger

Phillip J. Ritger

Male 1928 - 2017  (89 years)

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  • Name Phillip J. Ritger  [1, 2, 3
    Born 10 May 1928  Marathon, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sales Clerk 
    Residence Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1930  Marathon, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 1; Age: 1 10/12; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son 
    Residence 1994  Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: 66 
    Military Service Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    World War II 
    Died 6 Dec 2017  Marathon, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6882  Descendants of Christmann Rittger | Descendants of Catherine Ritger
    Last Modified 26 Dec 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  [6
    • St. Anthony's Catholic Church
    Family ID F2536  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Spouse / Partner Leona A. Wadinski,   b. 21 Oct 1928, Cassel, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 2007, Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 3 Sep 1951 
    Children 
    +1. Lynn Marie Ritger
    +2. Phillip Lee Ritger
    +3. Renee Clare Ritger
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F2535  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 May 1928 - Marathon, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Sales Clerk - - Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 1; Age: 1 10/12; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son - 1930 - Marathon, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 66 - 1994 - Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - World War II - - Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Dec 2017 - Marathon, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • 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 
    • Obituary
      Philip Ritger Jr. died on December 6 at the age of 89. He was born May 10, 1928 the son of the late Philip and Amelia(Schlagenhaft) Ritger. On September 3, 1951 he married the late Leona Wadinski.

      He was an active member of the former St. Mary’s Congregation which presently is the Church of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. When a member of St Mary’s he was active in the PTA, member of the School Board, served in preparing couples for marriage(FOCUS) and a lay minister of communion to the homebound. He helped during Lent working in the soup kitchen for Church of the Resurrection.

      Philip worked eighteen years for Jim Kryshak Jeweler’s and fifteen years for Hoffer Glass Company, retiring in 1994. After retirement he enjoyed being a handyman for his children and anyone needing help. If he needed a little relaxation or looking for another project he could always find that up north on Lake Nokomis with his children.

      He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving two years in Germany patrolling the German/Russian border. He was also a member of the American Legion, Alois Dreikosen Post 469, Marathon; Catholic Order of the Foresters, St. Leo Court No. 795, Marathon; Catholic Knights of Columbus George Schreier Council No 1069; Wausau Elks Lodge.

      Survivors include his children, Lynn (Peter) Heinz, Tomahawk, WI. Philip (Christine) Ritger, Genoa, NV. Renee (David) Kim, Ottumwa, IA. Seven grandchildren: Bethany(Ryan) Girtler, Colin and Bennett Heinz, Clara and Amelia Ritger, Davis and Trevor Kim. Three great grandchildren: Shiloh Burgess, Sophia and Mason Girtler. Many nieces and nephews as well.

      He was preceded in death by his loving wife Leona, his parents Philip and Amelia Ritger, three brothers, Alvin, Adolph and Gerald and 7 sisters, Marie Knauf, Evelyn Straub, Loretta Blume, Sister Marcelline Ritger, Dolores Schueller, Arleen Masanz and Sister Rose Ann Ritger.

      The funeral mass will be celebrated on December 15 at the Church of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ in Wausau. Father William Grevatch and Rev. Msgr Mark Pierce will preside.

      Visitation will begin at 9:30 with mass to follow starting at 10:30. Philip will receive full military honors immediately following mass. Burial will follow lunch at the Restlawn Memorial Mausoleum, Wausau.

      In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family for a donation to Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services.

      The family would like to thank the staff at Pride TLC and Aspirus Hospice for the wonderful care they gave Philip.

      We give our prayers and sympathy to Philip’s family and friends.

  • Sources 
    1. [S211] U.S. Public Records Index, Ancestry.com, (Name: Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2009;).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. U.S. Public Records Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005.Original data - Compiled from various U.S. public records.

    2. [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 Philip 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


    3. [S333] U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;).
      Record for Philip F Ritger

    4. [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 Philip 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


    5. [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 Philip 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


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



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