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Vergel M. Ritter
Vergel M. Ritter, 102, of Cavalier, ND passed away Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Wedgewood Manor, Cavalier, ND. Funeral service will be held Friday, October, 25, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Trinity United Methodist Church, Cavalier, ND. Visitation will be held at the church for one hour before the time of services.
Vergel Ritter was born October 5, 1917, at home, to Harvey and Flossie (Well) Restemayer. She attended the Ruby Country School though 8th grade and went on to graduate from Cavalier in 1935.
Vergel married Roy Ritter on October 5, 1937 at Cavalier. They resided in Crystal where Vergel did babysitting and also worked at Red Owl. In 1947 they moved to Strathcona, MN where they farmed. In 1953, they moved to the Seattle area. Vergel helped manage the Trailer Court in which they lived. She also took in Ironing and did babysitting for extra income. When not working she took many shopping trips into Seattle with friends. Vergel and Roy also enjoyed many camping trips to Mt. Rainier.
Roy and Vergel retired and moved back to Cavalier in 1984. Vergel always kept busy making quilts, 100s of afghans and doilies. Family, Friends and Church were very important to Vergel.
She is survived by her sister, Isabelle Sommer, Cavalier, and several nieces and nephews.
Vergel was preceded in death by her husband; Roy, parents; Harvey and Flossie Restemayer, and brothers; Stanley and Shirley.
To all Vergels family and friends I offer my sympathies. She was such a classy lady who always looked so stunning in her bright colors and hair done and perfect accessories! She stood out in a crowd yet shed never want to attract any attention to herself. Very quiet and humble and kind, faithful and strong! May God bless her memory.
Pastor Lori Broschat Oct 19 2019 12:00 AM
Isabelle & Family, Vergel was an amazing lady-whenever she was donating one of her famous afghans for one of the Faith in Action fundraisers she would have be come over and pick it up. Well that gave me the chance to join her for a cup of coffee and her Ritz crackers with peanut butter dipped in chocolate. I think she bought stock in Ritz, Jiffy and chocolate almond bark. She always was so proud of her afghans and she should have been-they are treasured by many. We have missed them the last while. She was a giver andloved to give. Our deepest sympathy to all of you at this sad time. No matter the age there is still a void. GOD bless her memory and GOD bless all of you, Don & Michelle Murray
Michelle Murray Oct 18 2019 12:00 AM