Oletha E. McRitchie age 99, of Lima died 6:14 p.m., at Lima Memorial Health Systems. She was born Oct. 19, 1915 in Allen County to the late Charles David and Ethel A. Smith Ritchie. She married Frank R. McRitchie Sept. 29, 1935 and he preceded her in death Oct. 22, 1998.
Mrs. McRitchie had worked at Greggs for 32 years and been a docent at the Allen County Museum for 10. She was a member of Southside Christian Church and Order of Eastern Star Trinity Chapter 16, Lima. She graduated from Lima South in 1934 and enjoyed Allen County history and her family.
Survivors include a daughter Jane E. Miller of Lima, 4 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a sister Avonelle Clinger and a granddaughter.
Graveside service will begin 1:00 p.m., Friday Feb. 13 at Woodlawn Cemetery.
Rev. Wanda Werking will officiate. Memorial contributions may be given to the Allen County Museum and online condolences may be shared at BayliffAndSon.com