Edna Berneice Ritter, age 101. Of Lapeer and Clarkston died March 9, 2019 at home.
Edna was born October 18, 1917 in Pontiac, Michigan to the late Harry and Elizabeth Rich. She later married Ray Ritter. Edna attended Trinity United Methodist Church in Lapeer, and Grace Peace United Methodist church in Pontiac. She was oldest living graduate of the Hurley Nursing School - Class of 1939. Edna enjoyed knitting, reading, and traveling, but most of all she loved spending time with her family.
Edna is survived by her children: Helen Wallace, David (Debbie) Ritter, daughter-in-law Diane Ritter, 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and 9 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, children: Mary and Steven, grandsons: Rodney and David Jr..
Cremation has taken place, and a memorial service with brunch to follow for Edna will be held 11:00 AM on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Trinity United Methodist in Lapeer, where friends may visit starting at 10:00 AM. Pastor Grant Lobb officiating. Her cremains will be buried in Ottawa Park Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial contributions in memory of Edna may be made to either of her churches. Arrangements entrusted to Jansen Family Funeral Home - Columbiaville. Share memories, condolences, and photos online with the family at www.jansenfuneralhome.com