From the Medford (OR) Mail Tribune 11-12-2003 at www.mailtribune.com
A memorial service for Earl F. Ritterbusch was held on October 24, 2003 at the V.A. National Cemetery in Eagle Point. Mr. Ritterbusch died on October 20, 2003.
He was born in Guthrie, Oklahoma on October 13, 1912. During WWII, he served as a tank commander in the army and received medals for his service. Mr. Ritterbusch came to the Rogue Valley in 1961 and worked at the Manor for many years.
Survivors, in addition to his wife of 30 years, Margie, include: three step-daughters, Shirlene Evans of Phoenix, Arizona, Sue Galpin of Eagle Point, and Nancy Christensen of Central Point; 6 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.