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Tony H Ritter Sr.

Tony H Ritter Sr., 89 years old, of Ozora, MO, died Saturday, January 6, 2024 at Ste. Genevieve Care Center in Sainte Genevieve, MO.

He was born January 18, 1934 in New Offenburg, MO and was married to Elizabeth (Carron) Ritter on October 30, 1965.

He is survived by Wife, Elizabeth Ritter of Ozora, MO; Five Sons, Tony (Julie Hayden) Ritter of Ozora, MO, Timothy (Sherri) Ritter of Ozora, MO, Shane (Carrie) Ritter of Ste. Genevieve, MO, Edwin (Sharon) Loida of Bloomsdale, MO, Michael (Cindy) Loida of Sainte Genevieve, MO; Daughter, Sharon (Bob) Reilly of St Louis, MO; Three Sisters, Julietta “Tootie” Flieg of Sainte Genevieve, MO, Shirley Kern of Sainte Genevieve, MO, Mary (Stanley) Hurst of Saint Mary, MO; Grandchildren, Madi Henson, Carl Loida, Christian Loida, Rachel Loida, Samantha Loida, Megan (Blake) Carley, Annie Reilly, Matthew Reilly, Shelby (Brent) Roth, Luke Ritter, Jordan (Jordan) Clark, Madison (Colby) Smith, Ella Ritter, Alexis Ritter, Zackary Ritter; Great Grandchildren, Rylee Carley, Taylor Carley, Noah Roth, Eli Roth, Lucille Clark.

He was preceded in death by Sister, Marilyn Burgert; Father, Harry Ritter; Mother, Irma (Weiler) Ritter.

Visitation will be at Basler Funeral Home in Sainte Genevieve, MO on Friday, January 12, 2024 from 4:00 pm till 8:00 pm and Saturday, January 13, 2024 from 8:00 am till 9:45 am.

 Service will be at Church of Ste. Genevieve on Saturday, January 13, 2024 at 10:00 am.

The Clergy will be Rev. Edward Nemeth and Rev. James Schaefer.

Burial will be at Valle Spring Cemetery in Sainte Genevieve, MO with full military honors provided by VFW 2210.

 Memorials can be made to Valle Catholic Schools Foundation.

Tony was well known in the community, a Korean War Veteran serving on the USS Bradford, a member of Am. Legion 150, VFW 2210 & Sacred Heart Church in Ozora.  He was a devoted husband and grandfather.  Tony enjoyed farming and he worked at Mississippi Lime for over 20 years.  He enjoyed playing cards, was incredibly talented in fixing just about anything.  Tony loved spending time with his family and he will be missed by all who knew him.

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