Steven (Steve) Ritter Sr., age 75, of Lapeer, Michigan, went home to be with our Lord with his family by his side, April, 24, 2018 after battling Pulmonary Fibrosis.
Steve was born September 1, 1942 in Pontiac, Michigan, son of Ray and Berneice Ritter. He graduated from Pontiac Central High School in 1960 and married Diane Allen on April 21, 1962. Steve worked 30 years as a Journeyman Die Maker at General Motors in Pontiac. He had a great love for wood working, collecting old license plates - member of MLPCA #525 and ALPCA #7811, traveling the world, and had a great sense of humor. He was a devoted member of Trinity United Methodist Church. Steve is survived by his mother Berneice Ritter, his wife of 56 years Diane (Allen) and three children Melanie (Walter) Sugierski of Box Elder, South Dakota, Steven Ritter Jr. of Lapeer, and Penny (Eric) Tubbs of Sandusky, Michigan, and six loving grandchildren, Nick McPhee, Joshua Ritter, Christopher Ritter, Sadie (Sam) Lunt, Hannah Tubbs, and Ethan Tubbs; one sister Helen Wallace and one brother David (Debbie) Ritter; and two Great Granddaughters Avery Ritter and Reed Lunt. He is preceded in death by his father Ray Ritter, son Rodney Ritter and sister Mary Braga. The family will receive friends from 2 pm until the time of service at 3 pm on Friday, May 11, 2018 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1310 N. Main Street, Lapeer. The service will be officiated by Reverend Grant Lobb. Memorials contributions may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, general memorial fund.