Ruth Ann Ritchart

Tawas City, Michigan
May 31, 1938 - June 10, 2020

Visitations

Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 18, 2020 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM at the Buresh Funeral Home in Tawas City

Service Location

Wilber Township Cemetery ~ Graveside Services

Services

Immediately following the visitation, a graveside committal prayer service will be held at Wilber Township Cemetery with Pastor Scott Shamel officiating. Her prayer service will begin around 12:30 PM.

Obituary Notice

Ruth Ritchart, of Tawas City, passed away at her home on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, age 82 years. Ruth was born on May 31, 1938 in Wilber Township to Frank and Grace (Cooper) Meyer. She grew up in Tawas and graduated from Tawas High School. Later, Ruth moved to San Diego California and spent most of her life there. She was an extremely gifted and talented artist throughout her life! She operated a historical soap and apothecary shop in Old Town San Diego’s historic district for some time with her husband at the time, Ralph Thomas Cutis. Ruth formulated and made almost every product sold in her shop including perfumery. Upon her retirement, she moved back home to Tawas and enjoyed her well deserved retirement years. She truly enjoyed being outdoors and was an avid gardener. Ruth was also excellent at soap making, an incredible cook, amazing baker, beautiful jewelry designer, and a true animal lover! She raised her own canaries and finches. Through her talents, she even built a beautiful aviary for her birds! Ruth will be always remembered by everyone who knew and loved her! She is survived by her loving daughter, Deborah Roberts; her ex husband, Ralph Thomas Curtis; 2 brothers, Richard Meyer of Lupton, and David Meyer of Florida; 1 sister, Sharon Miller of East Tawas; and many extended family and special friends. Ruth is preceded in death by her father and mother, Frank and Grace Meyer. Her family will welcome friends for visitation at the Buresh Funeral Home on Thursday, June 18, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Immediately following the visitation, a graveside committal prayer service will be held at Wilber Township Cemetery with Pastor Scott Shamel officiating. Her prayer service will begin around 12:30 PM. Those wishing to express their condolences through a memorial donation are encouraged to consider a donation to the East Tawas Assembly of God Church Food Bank in Ruth’s name. An online guest registry is available at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.

Memorials

Those wishing to express their condolences through a memorial donation are encouraged to consider a donation to the East Tawas Assembly of God Church Food Bank in Ruth’s name.

Cemetery

Wilber Township Cemetery ~ Wilber Township

Condolences

So sorry to hear of Ruth's passing. Prayers for her daughter and family.
— Bob and Kate Binder

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