The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

April 16, 2013

Jody Lynn Ritter


DANVILLE — Jody Lynn Ritter, 50, of Danville, passed away at 2:20 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 2013, at her home.

Jody was born Dec. 9, 1962, in Danville to Charles and Iris Shaw Magers.

She married Ralph Marion “George” Ritter on June 24, 1994, in Danville. He preceded her in death on Dec. 8, 1998.

Surviving are her mother, Iris Magers of Tilton; one daughter, Kaitlyn “Kaity” Ritter of Danville; two brothers, Robert Magers of Danville, and Rick (Teresa) Magers of Tilton; her grandmother, Dottie Davis of Tilton; one niece, Lyndsey Magers of Paris; one nephew, Jake Magers of Georgetown; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Magers; one stepson, Robert Marion Ritter; and one sister-in-law, Candis Marie Bailey.

Jody graduated from Danville High School in 1980. She worked at AutoZone for eight years.

She loved spending time with her daughter, Kaitlyn, and her dogs, Pixie and Turtle.

Funeral services: 11 a.m. Friday, April 19, at Robison Chapel, Catlin, with Pastor David Leary officiating. Burial in: Greenwood Cemetery, Danville. Visitation: 5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at Robison Chapel, Catlin.

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