Iva Pearl Ritter
Iva Pearl Ritter, 95, Goshen, died at 6:20 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, at Greencroft Healthcare.
She was born June 14, 1924, in Vermillion County, Cayuga, to George and Edna (Arnold) Greenawalt.
On April 18, 1942, she married Frederick Ritter in Bryan, Ohio. He died Oct. 16, 1981.
Surviving are a son, Carl Ritter, Goshen; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 29 great-great-grandchildren; one step-great-great-grandchild; and a sister, Opal Juday, Goshen.
Preceding her in death are her parents; husband; sons, George and Gary Ritter; daughters, Jeanne Mishler and Karol Ritter; a son-in-law, David Mishler; a daughter-in-law, Janice Ritter; sisters, Muriel Craft, Druscilla Trosper, Edythe Shapland; and a brother, Harold Greenawalt.
Iva was a 1943 graduate of Goshen High School. She was a homemaker, a Den Mother and served on the election board for 20 years.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, and the funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, all at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, 311 S. Main St., Goshen. The Rev. Lenny Krebs will officiate.
Burial will follow in Oakridge Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be directed to the Goshen V.F.W.
Online condolences may be sent at www.rrefh.com.
Published on November 6, 2019


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Tina (Craft) Stoner
Nov 08, 2019
My condolences to family.
Sorry for loss of your lovely Mother and grandmother.
I have memories of Iva going to her home in Goshen and Fred always taking me in his rock den. I was very young, but have good memories.
In my thoughts and prayers during difficult time 🙏
Tina (Craft) Stoner
Nov 08, 2019
My condolences to family.
Ivy pearl was my dad's aunt.
I recall her being a very nice lady. Sorry for loss 🙏