Jan. 4, 1937 - June 23, 2013
ELKHART - Paul Leonard Ritzmann, 76, of Elkhart, Passed away at 6:35 a.m. Sunday, June 23, 2013, at Maples of Waterford Crossing in Goshen.
He was born Jan. 4, 1937, in Detroit to the late Lewis and Alta (Mifflin) Ritzmann.
On Dec. 21, 1968, in Elkhart he married Paulajean Cramer.
She survives along with a daughter, Rachel A. Kidd attorney-at-law (Timothy F. Kidd) of Elkhart, and one cousin, Leonard Ritzmann, M.D. of Portland, Ore.
Paul graduated in 1955 from Cass Tech High School in Detroit. He received a degree in electronic engineering from the University of Michigan. Paul was a member of Creekside Church of the Brethren. He sang in the church choir, was a Sunday school teacher and held several offices within the church. Paul loved to travel and listen to organ music. Paul worked at C.G. Conn in the Organ Engineering Department and retired from Bayer, where he worked as a manufacturing engineer.
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, June 28, at Creekside Church of the Brethren. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the church. Presiding will be Pastors, Janet Shaver, Rosanna McFadden and Elizabeth Kelsey. Burial will follow in Frame Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to the church.
Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements. To send an online condolence, please visit www.wmzfh.com.