Donald Leland Ritz, beloved husband for fifty-eight years of Evelyn Ritz of Calgary, passed away on Sunday, January 6, 2008 at the age of 80 years.
Donald was born on May 19, 1927 in Lacombe, AB and moved to Calgary in 1928. He provided thirty-three years of service to the City of Calgary.
Besides his loving wife Evelyn, he is survived by his sons, Gary (Inge) of Edmonton and Richard of Calgary, four grandchildren, Dustin, Cassidy, Dallas and Travis.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Monday, January 14, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Canada, #112, 2025 West Broadway, Vancouver BC, V6J 1Z6 Tel: (1-888) 822-9474, www.makeawish.ca, or directly to The Calgary Humane Society, 4455 – 110th Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2C 2T7, Telephone: (403)205-4455, www.calgaryhumane.ca.
The family wishes to sincerely thank Dr. Jenken and all the staff of Unit 72 of the Rockyview General Hospital for the outstanding care.
In living memory of Don Ritz, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences