March 5 1969 December 4 2022
Obituary Gary John Ritter Age 53 of Owosso passed away Sunday, December 4, 2022, at Sparrow Health Systems-Sparrow Campus. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 AM, Friday, December 9, 2022, at St. Paul Catholic Church with Fr. Michael O’Brien officiating. Rite of Committal will follow at St. Paul Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Nelson-House Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 7th and Thursday, December 8th from 4:00pm to 8:00pm with the rosary prayed December 8th at 7:30pm. Gary was the son of Gary L. and Helen (Hnevsa) Ritter, born in Owosso on March 5, 1969. He married the love of his life, Dawn Elizabeth Sutton, in Las Vegas on October 5, 1996. Their marriage was convalidated at St. Paul Catholic Church on February 14th, 1998. Gary worked as a mechanic owning Ritter Auto & Truck for over 35 years. Gary had a passion for farming as well and did that all his life. He started with his dad on the family farm on Delaney Road at age 8 raking and bailing hay and milking cows at age 14. Gary helped anyone who reached out to him, and he could literally do just about anything. He was the handy man and was so loved by his family and friends. He truly loved helping people and working hard, it was the fabric of the man he was, and he will be greatly missed by all whose lives he touched. He was an active member of St. Paul Catholic Church. Gary is survived by his wife, Dawn Elizabeth Ritter, sons, Josh (Tasha) Jones, Mac (Sarah) Ritter, and Joe Ritter; grandchildren, Jonathan, Carter, Aden, Penelope and Stella Jones, Carson and Weston Kandell; parents, Gary and Helen Ritter, sisters, Kim (Mark) Birchmeier and Lisa (Derek) Hickson; niece, Brooke Hickson, nephews, Jacob Birchmeier and Blake (fiancé Shyler Stehlik)Birchmeier, very special daughter and son Nikolas(Kristine) Ramos and special grandchildren Katherine, Anna, and Elizabeth Ramos and so many wonderful friends. He was predeceased by his grandparents Lucille and Arthur Ritter and a brother Stephen. Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Paul Catholic Church. Read more
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Gary John Ritter March 5 1969 December 4 2022.
Death notice for the town of: Corunna, state: Michigan