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George D. ‘Pete’ Ritenour

Published: Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT
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George D. "Pete" Ritenour

COLETA – George Duane “Pete” Ritenour, 85, of Coleta, died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. He was a line supervisor for General Electric in Morrison for many years.

George was born Dec. 17, 1927, the son of George and Leola (Crawford) Ritenour. He married Rose Frankfother on Aug. 15, 1948, in Coleta.   

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Wendy (Scott) Gibson of Rock Falls, and Polly (Mark) Adams of Sterling; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one granddaughter; and one sister, Dolores Long.

A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 7 at Coleta United Methodist Church, with the Rev. David Jungnickel officiating. The graveside service will be private. Schilling Funeral Home in Sterling is handling arrangements.

A memorial has been established.  

Visit www.schillingfuneralhome.com to send condolences.

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