Francis “Frank” Ritger, age 52, of Newton, WI, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Thursday March 24, 2016 at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center in Manitowoc, WI. He was born on May 9, 1963 to Anthony and Lillian (nee Peters) Ritger of Allenton, WI. He graduated Slinger High School in 1981.
Frank is survived by his loving wife, Renee (nee Ciriacks); children Tammy (Austin) Tucker of Stone Lake, WI, Tiffany (John Paul) Kennedy of Oshkosh, WI, Kelly Ritger (special friend Mike Hirsch) of Oshkosh, WI; grandchildren Cole and Addelyn Kennedy and one expected grandchild; his mother Lillian Ritger; siblings Paul (Marie) Ritger, Marge (John) Kohl, Bob (Nania) Ritger, Helen (Jim) Grimes, Mary Ritger, Chuck (LuAnn) Ritger, Bernie (Debbie) Ritger, John (Judy) Ritger, Lucy (Arvind) Mattoo. Frank is further survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his father Anthony Ritger and grandparents.
A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00PM on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W. Paradise Dr., West Bend). Visitation will be at the funeral home from 10:00AM until the time of the service at 1:00PM. Interment will follow at Washington County Memorial Park.
A special thank you to the staff at Holy Family Cancer Center and the Holy Family Memorial Medical Center of Manitowoc, WI.