Ritchey, formerly of Dillon, dies at 91 | SummitDaily.com

Ritchey, formerly of Dillon, dies at 91


Dorothy Ritchey, formerly of Dillon, passed away March 13, 2005, at Lutheran Hospital in Wheat Ridge. She was born Nov. 25, 1913, in Stromsberg, Neb.Ritchey lived in Summit County on and off from the 1950s to the 1980s.She is survived by five children: Phyllis Knight and Randy Ritchey both of Wheat Ridge; Joyce Black of Aurora; Jane Stauffer of Bellefonte, Pa.; Daniel Ritchey of Lakewood; and two sons-in-law, Bill and Doyle. She is also survived by 17 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, two brothers in California, three brothers-in-law, one sister-in-law and numerous nieces and nephews from Colorado, California and Michigan.Ritchey is preceded in death by her husband Clyde Ritchey, who was born in Dillon in 1915. “She was loved by all who knew her and will be greatly missed,” said daughter Jane Stauffer.Ritchey will be buried next to her husband in the Dillon Cemetery.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

As a Summit Daily News reader, you make our work possible.

Now more than ever, your financial support is critical to help us keep our communities informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having on our residents and businesses. Every contribution, no matter the size, will make a difference.

Your donation will be used exclusively to support quality, local journalism.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User