Susan Ritchie, 71 of Chippewa Falls passed away on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Mayo Clinic Health Systems-Eau Claire.
Susan was born on August 22, 1946 to Dwight and Rita (Alvesteffer) Johnson in Eau Claire. She was united in marriage to Chuck Ritchie on August 13, 1969 at St. James in Eau Claire. Sue graduated from UW-Eau Claire with a degree in Elementary Education. She then taught in Hudson before becoming a stay at home mom. When her boys were older she was a substitute teacher in surrounding school districts. She enjoyed baking and cooking for others and crafting. Sue loved spending time and playing games with her granddaughters. She will be dearly missed by her family but especially by her granddaughters.
Sue is survived by her husband, Chuck Ritchie of Chippewa Falls; sons, Eric (Jill) Ritchie of Eau Claire, Todd (Donna Webb and children) Ritchie of Eau Claire; grandchildren: Zoey, Mia, and Emma Ritchie; sister-in-laws Juanita (Marvin) Wright, Pam Johnson; brothers-in-law Cliff (the late Joyce) Foslid, Duane (Em-li) Ritchie, Paul Ritchie. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and special friends.
Sue was preceded in death by her parents; brother Lewis Johnson; brother-in-law Dale Ritchie.
A memorial service will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Elk Mound on Friday, March 16, 2018 at 11:00 am with Father Joe Nakwah officiating. Visitation will be held on Thursday at Smith Funeral Chapel from 4:00 to 7:00 pm and one hour prior to service on Friday. Friends and family may leave online condolences at www.smithfuneralec.com.