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Date of Birth: February 14, 1938

Date of Death: July 14, 2019

Frederick Ritscher passed away peacefully on Sunday July 14th, 2019 at Ivy Lane Assisted Living in Surprise AZ. He was born February 14, 1938 in Latham Illinois to Nelle M (Maurer) Ritscher and Herbert A Ritscher. He was the youngest of five children. His siblings, Herbert Ritscher Jr., David Ritscher, Amy Pfeiffer and Sara Ritscher preceded him in death. He is survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews, and his life partner Russell Alpers from Vinton, Iowa. Traveling and boating together was a pastime they both loved. Frederick graduated from Stanford Community High School in May 1956 and from Illinois Wesleyan University Bloomington, Illinois in January 1964. He lived in Davenport, Iowa and later moved to Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. He retired from Seawinds Condominium Assoc as a Security Guard. He moved to Sun City AZ, January 2013 to be closer to family. He will be laid to rest at Oakhill Cemetary, Taylorville, Illinois with his parents Herbert and Nelle Ritscher and sister Sarah Ritscher. A graveside ceremony will be held on September 21st, 2019 at 11:00 AM.

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