Randall â€œRandyâ€ Joseph Ritter, 63, of La Crosse, passed away Tuesday, December 9, 2014 in his home. He was born on October 24, 1951 to Lawrence and Gertrude Ritter. Randy retired in August of 2014 after working for 40 years at McLoone Metal Graphics. Randy was a gentle soul who always had a kind word for everyone. He was an avid reader, Green Bay Packer, and Milwaukee Brewers fan. He enjoyed simple things like fishing, a great grilled steak, and spending time with his family. He was intelligent and kind and will be dearly missed by family and friends.
He is survived by his mother, Gertrude (Breidel) Ritter ; brother, Terry (Fran Hegenbarth) of La Crosse; and sister, Janice, of Milwaukee.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lawrence â€œLarryâ€ Ritter.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, December 12, 2014, from 3:00 â€“ 8:00 pm, at Blaschke & Schneider Funeral Home, 1501 West Ave. So., with a prayer service officiated by Rev. Robert Schaller to be held at 7:30 pm. A private burial service will be held at a later date.