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Ritz, Caroline Mae Bowman

Personal Information
Last Name Ritz
First Name Caroline
Middle Name Mae Bowman
Maiden Name Houchin
Death Date 04/08/2022
Birth Date 02/28/1933
Obituary Source The Martinsville Reporter, Martinsville, Indiana, 04/12/2022
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Cemetery Liberty Cemetery, Martinsville, Indiana
Family Information
Spouse Bowman, Thomas J.; Ritz, Charles R.
Survived By Second husband, Charles R. Ritz; daughters, Sheree (Eric) Herd, Bethany (Norman) Sluis, Debra (Charles) Atherton, Kelly (Paul) Chandler; grandchildren, Jason (Shawna) Burpo, Jordan (Dacia) Parnell, Jacob (Ceara) Sluis, Samuel Sluis and fiance Julia, Nickolas (Victoria) Atherton, Ashton (Laura) Stout, Lindsey (Troy) Stuwe, Katelyn Chandler, Abigail Chandler; and numerous great grandchildren.
Other Daughter of the late Millard and Carrie (Dickman) Houchin, born in Huntingburg, Indiana. Married to first husband 49 years before his death. Worked as a kindergarten teacher at Emmanuel Christian Church for several years. She also was a gifted artist who loved to paint, as well as a vocalist. Preceded in death by her parents; first husband Thomas; brothers, Walter Horney, Millard Houchin, Jack Houchin, Jay Houchin, Archie Houchin, Robert "Bob" Houchin; sister, Wanda Houchin.
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