SPRINGFIELD – Michele Ritza, 58, of Springfield died at 2:46 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, 2009, at St. John’s Hospital.
She was born Jan. 17, 1951, in Springfield, the daughter of Michael Ritza and Edna Mae Fetter Lutes. She was preceded in death by her father.
She was a resident of Springfield all of her life and was a homemaker. She enjoyed her family and socializing.
Surviving are two sons, Chad William (Kristie) Bates of Williamsville and Dallas David Ritza of Charleston; four grandchildren; mother and stepfather, Edna Mae and Ron Lutes of Riverton; and a sister, Melinda (Larry) Hamlin of Buffalo.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 8, 2009, at Wolf Creek Cemetery with Vaughn Beeman officiating.