Edna E. Ritchie age 96, of Lima passed away peacfully at Springview Manor Nurcing Home in Lima at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017. She was born Jan. 26, 1921 in Santa Fe, Ohio to the late Orral and Ethel Wright Davis. She married Warren F. Ritchie Aug. 23, 1940 and he preceded her in death April 1, 2005.
Edna was a member of Grace Chapel Christian Union Church in Santa Fe. She enjoyed watching the birds and spending time with her family and her four legged companion Will. She also liked to spend time in the flower garden.
Survivors include a son W. Fred (Janice Kozlowski) Ritchie of Lima; grandchildren Cheryl (Steve) Mericle, Jeff Ritchieand Greg (Nikki) Ritchie, 7 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by 5 brothers: Lyman, Roy, Virgil, Neal and Shorty Davis.
A memorial service will held 10:30 a.m., Friday Feb. 10, 2017 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given to Springview Manor