Lonnie was born on Aug. 23, 1957, in Bremen, to Raymond and Rosetta (Conner) Ritter. He married the former Patty Cook on June 2, 1979. The Ritter’s have lived in the Plymouth area for the past 32 years coming from Bourbon. Lonnie formerly was employed at Ristance Wire, in the copper wire area, and also worked in construction for over nine years.
Lonnie is survived by his wife: Patty Ritter, Plymouth; their sons: Chad (Lindsey) Ritter, Bremen; Eric (Ashley) Ritter, Hobart; six grandchildren; his sister: Pam Cole, Plymouth; and his brother: Don Ritter: Syracuse.
Visitation will be held from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at Van Gilder Funeral Home, 300 W. Madison St., Plymouth. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at the funeral home with Pastor Justin Chambers officiating. Burial will be held in New Oak Cemetery, Plymouth.