Alletta H. Ritchie, age 92 of Boscobel, passed away on Monday November 19, 2012 at the Boscobel Care and Rehab in Boscobel Wisconsin. She was born on March 15, 1920 in Soldiers Grove Wisconsin. The daughter of Adolph and Nettie (Reed) Hooverson. She married James Ritchie June 7, 1943 in Soldiers Grove Wisconsin. He preceded her in death on November 4, 1998 .Alletta sepnt 42 years of her life teaching. She said she never wanted to do anything else. Her first eight years of work were spent in rural Crawford County Schools and then became part of the Boscobel School District. She taught for several years in Mt. Zion,but spent most of her carrier teaching first grade in Boscobel. She graduated from the Vernon County Normal School and finished her degree at U.W. Platteville. Family was very important to her and she spent some of her happiest times with all of her family.
She is survived by two children; A son James (Barbara) Ritchie of Delavan Wisconsin,a daughter Nancy (Jerry) Wagner of Boscobel. Four Grandchildren; Jim (Toni) Ritchie of Waukesha, Shane (Kristi) Wagner of Waunakee, Christina (Keith) Shimon of Glen View Illinois., Shannon Carlin of Boscobel.8 Great-Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, 1 brother 3 Sisters.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday November 24, 2012 at 10:30 A.M. at the United Methodist Church in Boscobel. Pastor Eileen Kuehnl officiating. Burial in the Haney Ridge Cemetery rural Boscobel. Friends may call on Friday November 23, 2012 from 5:00-8:00 P.M. at the Kendall Funeral Home in Boscobel and on Saturday from 9:30 A.M. until the time of Service at the United Methodist Church in Boscobel. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Boscobel Rescue Squad. On line condolence may be sent to www.kendallfuneralservice.com
Charitable donations may be made in Alletta's memory to the following organization:
Boscobel Rescue Squad
Wisconsin Ave. Boscobel Wisconsin 53805