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.


She was born Aug. 18, 1927, in Youngstown, Ohio, 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, M.D. 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 of Savannah, Ga., David of Waukesha and Timothy of Madison; two daughters, Mary of Minneapolis, Minn., Jane of Charlotte; along with 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by a 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