January 4, 1937 - June 23, 2013
Ritzmann, 76, of Elkhart, died at 6:35 a.m. Sunday, June 23, 2013,
at Maples of Waterford Crossing in Goshen.
He was born
January 4, 1937, in Detroit to the late Lewis and Alta (Mifflin)
21, 1968, he married Paulajean Cramer, in Elkhart. She survives
along with a daughter, Rachel A. Kidd attorney-at-law (Timothy F.
Kidd) of Elkhart, and one cousin, Leonard Ritzmann, M.D. of Portland,
in 1955 from Cass Tech High School in Detroit. He received a degree
in electronic engineering from the University of Michigan.
Paul was a member
of Creekside Church of the Brethren. He sang in the church choir,
was a Sunday school teacher and held several offices within the
Paul loved to
travel and listen to organ music. Paul worked at C.G. Conn in the
Organ Engineering Department and retired from Bayer, where he worked
as a manufacturing engineer.
be from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 28, at Creekside Church
of the Brethren. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday at
the church. Presiding will be Pastors, Janet Shaver, Rosanna McFadden
and Elizabeth Kelsey. Burial will follow in Frame Cemetery.
may be given to the church.
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