Lorene W. Ritz
July 27, 1917 ~ October 2, 2013
Lorene W. Ritz, 96, of Omak, passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2013, after an extended period of declining health. Lorene was born July 27, 1917 in Linn County, MO to 0ley Estes Guyer and Pearl Woodside Guyer. Lorene and her late husband, Glenn H. Ritz, owned and operated Ritz Texaco for many years in Omak, WA, later owning and operating logging trucks and long Haul trucks with son, Larry. Lorene and Glenn enjoyed traveling, fishing, camping and had many fun years at their cabin at Omak Lake.
Lorene was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Ritz; daughter, Loretta; and son, Larry; in addition to brothers, George, Loren and Nolan Guyer. Lorene is survived by granddaughters, Laura Ward, Lisa Bushong and Kari Ritz; great-grandsons, Doug Hobart, Matt Ward and Jake Ward.
A Graveside Service will be held at the Okanogan Valley Memorial Garden on Conconully Hwy, Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Precht-Harrison-Nearents Chapel and Okanogan County Crematory are entrusted with the Services.