Obituary – Marshall, Retta (Ritthaler)

Class of 1935

Retta (Ritthaler) Marshall

June 19, 1917 – October 19, 1940

Last rites for Mrs. Otto F. Marshall age 23 years, who died at 1:45 p.m. Saturday at a Temple, Texas hospital, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. today at the First Christian church in Perry, with Rev. Jack Oliver, pastor, in charge of services.

Mrs. Marshall, who had been ill four weeks was born on April 19, 1917 and was married on March 14, 1937 at Chandler, Okla., to Rev. Otto F. Marshall, who survives. The couple has one child David Franklin Marshall.

Survivors other than the deceased’s husband are her father, Frank Ritthaler of Perry; two sisters. Mrs. Raymond Gatewood of Tonkawa and Mary Ellen Ritthaler of Perry; and two brothers, Richard Ritthaler and Frank Ritthaler, Jr. both of Perry. Her mother preceded her in death in 1919.

Memorial services for Mrs. Marshall were held at 4 p.m. Sunday in the Central Christian church at Temple, Texas. The deceased was a graduate of the Perry high school with the class of 1935.

Interment will be in Grace Hill cemetery with the Christoph and Newton funeral home in charge of arrangements.