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Douglas Allen Ritter

June 17, 1962 June 11, 2019
Douglas Allen Ritter
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Douglas Allen Ritter, 56, of Newaygo, passed away on June 11, 2019, at home. He was born on June 17, 1962, to Hugh Ritter and Joan (Booth) Highland in Greenville, Michigan. He graduated from Ionia High School in 1980. Douglas was a self employed builder. On May 17, 1991, he married Mary Wilkowski in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Douglas is known to be hardworking and very experienced in all he had done. Douglas is survived by his wife Mary, two Daughters: Elizabeth (Thomas) Wolever of Holton, Hannah Ritter of Newaygo; two sons: Charles Ritter of Newaygo, Daniel Ritter of Newaygo; two Grandsons: Michael Wolever, Gabriel Wolever; sister Sandy Chapin of Orleans; step sister Angela Knapp; step brother Zane Highland, Jr., and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his daughter Gabrielle Ritter, sons: Douglas Ritter, Jr., Nathan Ritter, and his brother Duane "Charlie" Ritter. Private memorial services will be held later. Memorials are suggested to help the family with funeral expenses. Please share your memories of Douglas online at

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