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Obituaries from the Journal week of Oct. 19

Rita Ridder

Rita Ridder

Rita Rose Ridder died Oct. 9, 2013. A triplet, she is survived by her brothers Nathanial and Kevin, as well as her parents Vernon and Joanne Ridder.

She attended the Springville Preschool Learning Center and had started kindergarten at Springville Elementary School. She did puzzles and art projects, played with her brothers, swam and played outside.

Rita is also survived by her cousins Julia, Leo and Maya; her aunts and uncles Amanda, Brad and Sarah; Kyra Ridder Farley, Roger Farley and their son Ethan Farley.

A funeral was held on Oct. 14 at St. Aloysius Church. She is buried in Maplewood Cemetery in Springville.

Arrangements were made by the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, 271 East Main St. in Springville. Online condolences may be made at

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