Richard â€œDickâ€ Ritter, 80, of La Crosse passed away Thursday Oct. 17, 2013 at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center. He graduated from Aquinas High School in 1951. He met Marilyn Allen and they were married on Aug. 4, 1962 at St. James Catholic Church. He later worked in sales and distributing for Western Distributing, Schultz Distributing and La Crosse Distributing until his retirement.Dick is survived by his wife Marilyn, 2 daughters Nanci of La Crosse and Dyanne of Weatherford, TX and his son Rick of Onalaska . special friend Chessa Cassels and her daughter Kayleigh; He was preceded in death by his eight siblings: Helen, Dorothy, Alfred, Bernard, Larry, Gene, Joe and Jim.
A Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at St. James the Less Catholic Church, 1032 Caledonia St.Â The Rev. Robert Schaller will officiate. Burial will be in Mormon Coulee Memorial Park Cemetery at a later date.