Caroline Josephine Ritch, a resident of Hawthorne passed away on Thursday February 14, 2013. Born in Grygla, Minnesota, Caroline was 93 when she died. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. Caroline had a long career in providing quality assurance for the aerospace industry. Caroline is survived by daughters, Thone Ritch, Sharon Stowe, Sheila Hofsaess (John), Roberta Ritch; and son Herald Ritch (Linda).The Service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hawthorne on Wednesday February 20, 2012 at 10:00 am. Burial will follow at Green Hills Memorial Park.

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  1. My husband and I would like to experss our sincere condolences to the family and friends of your beloved Coroline. We wanted to share with you comfort from God’s Word, found in John 5:28,29. Here we are given the wonderful hope of the resurrection. The God of ccmfort also reassures us that he is near to those broken at heart and to those crushed in spirit he saves. (Psalm 34:18) May you draw comfort from the many loving memories you all made and shared together, cherish them in your hearts always, and her memory will live on in each and every one of you. Take care of yourselves and each other, during this very difficult time.

  2. So sorry to hear of your loss. I just learned of her passing from a friend. Caroline was my Godmother. I am sure she is talking up a storm with my Mom about now in the Heavenly place. My thought and prayers are with you, her family.
    Marilyn (Howland) Richardson

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