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Doris Ann Ritland

August 18, 1933 October 19, 2020
Doris Ann Ritland
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Doris Ritland, age 87, of Hubbard, IA, passed away on Monday, October 19, 2020 at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames, IA.
Doris Ann Ritland was born on August 18, 1933 at the home of her parents, Clarence and Jennie (Ott) Blome, near Hubbard, Grant Township, Hardin County, Iowa.
She was baptized on October 15, 1933 and confirmed on March 30, 1947 in Zion Evangelical & Reformed Church in Hubbard.
She grew up near Hubbard and attended Hubbard Community School where she graduated with the Class of 1951. After high school, she worked in Hubbard as a telephone operator.
On March 3, 1956, she was united in marriage to Irvin Ritland at the Zion Evangelical & Reformed Church. Doris and Irv moved onto the Ritland homeplace south of Hubbard. They spent their entire working lives on the farm and also operated the Triple R Roller Rink for a number of years. Doris was admired by her family for her humble disposition, hard-working spirit, and the wonderful chocolate chip oatmeal cookies she baked. Doris loved being a grandma and great grandma and being involved in their activities.
Doris was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church where she was active in Ladies Aid, taught vacation bible school and Sunday school.
Doris passed away on Monday, October 19, 2020 at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames.
Those left to cherish his memory are her children Randy (Holly) Ritland, Steven (Julie) Ritland of Hubbard, IA, daughter-in-law Julie Ritland of Ankeny, IA, Denise (Jon) Christensen of Slater, IA and Brian (Heather) Ritland of Hubbard, IA; 28 grandchildren Erika Wolfe, Vicki (Jerry) Hales, Timothy (Rachel) Ritland and Christopher Ritland, Kelli (Dewey) Nibe and Nicholas (Kadie) Ritland, Benjamin (Abby), Jordan (Chloe), Brandon (Kaitlin), Connor, Jessica, Amanda, Matthew and Michael Ritland, Kara (Dan) Jones, Casie (Jonathan) Ostermann, Justin, Jill (Alex) Beach, Calvin and Grant Christensen, Kaleb, Zachariah, Samuel, Isabelle, Abraham, Amos, Adeline and Janie Joy Ritland; great-grandchildren Journey, Kolbie and Finley Wolfe, John and Callista Hales, Claire and Amelia Nibe, Amelia Ritland, Hayes Ritland, Rylan and Jack Jones, David and Karden Ostermann; brother Harold (Erma) Blome; sister-in-law Jerris Blome Hodnefield; brothers-in-law Floyd (Doris) Ritland, Roy (Marjorie) Ritland, sister-in-law Opal Nelson; along with many other relatives and friends.
Doris was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Irvin, one son David, brother Martin Blome, sister and brother-in-law Arleen and Jerry Hindman, sister-in-law and brother-in-law Glen and Jane Frohwein, and brother-in-law Raymond Nelson.



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Previous Events

Flowing Visitation

Wednesday

21

Oct

5:00 PM 10/21/2020 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 10/21/2020 7:00:00 PM
Our Savior's Lutheran Church

Radcliffe, IA 50230

The wearing of masks and the respect of social distancing guidelines are encouraged at both functions. Memorial contributions may be made to Zion Lutheran Church.

Our Savior's Lutheran Church
Radcliffe 50230 IA
United States

Funeral Service

Thursday

22

Oct

10:30 AM 10/22/2020 10:30:00 AM
Our Savior's Lutheran Church

Radcliffe, IA 50230

The wearing of masks and the respect of social distancing guidelines are encouraged at both functions. Memorial contributions may be made to Zion Lutheran Church.

Our Savior's Lutheran Church
Radcliffe 50230 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Zion Lutheran Final Resting Place

Garden City, IA

Garden City IA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Zion Lutheran Church

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