Ruth Catherine Kritter


Aug. 18, 1927 - Aug. 3, 2012



Mrs. Ruth Catherine Kritter, formerly of Waukesha, passed away Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, in Charlotte, N.C., at the age of 84.


Born Aug. 18, 1927, in Youngstown, Ohio, as the daughter of the late Joseph and Lenora Kramer, where she attended Youngstown College and met her husband of 61 years, Dr. Alfred E. Kritter. They moved to Waukesha in 1957, where they raised their family of three sons and three daughters.


Mrs. Kritter is survived by her husband, Dr. Alfred E. Kritter; three sons, Alfred (Savannah, Ga.), David (Waukesha) and Timothy (Madison); and two daughters, Mary (Minneapolis, Minn.) and Jane (Charlotte, N.C.); along with 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by her daughter, Joanne.


The celebration of life memorial service for Mrs. Kritter will be held at Merrill Hills Country Club, Waukesha, where the family of Mrs. Kritter will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, with a tribute at 3 p.m.


In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorial contributions be made to the Easter Seals of Wisconsin, 101 Nob Hill Road, Suite 301, Madison, WI 53713, or via http://donate.eastersealswisconsin.com/