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Kerber, Rittie Ellen
MAIDEN NAME: Ritner AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 15 Apr 1880 DIED: 3 Nov 1967 BURIED: 7 Nov 1967 ~ Womer Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Polk Co, Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Polk Co., Oregon

MARRIAGE – Charles A. Kerber & Rittie Ritner md 19 Nov 1899, Polk Co, Oregon 
1900 OR CENSUS - Rittie Curber [Kerber], age 20, b. Mar 1880 in Oregon, is enumerated with her husband of less than one year, Chas. age 25, occupation day laborer, b. Mar 1875 in Iowa,  in the home of her parents, John Ritner, age 45, occupation farmer, b. Jun 1854 in Oregon, and his wife of 23 years, Sarrah, age 38, mother of 3, b. May 1862 in Iowa, along with siblings Frank, age 21, b. Mar 1879 in Oregon, and Fred, age 17, b. May 1883 in Oregon.
1920 OR CENSUS - Rittie Kerber, age 39, b. Oregon, is enumerated with Charles A. age 48, occupation farmer, b. Indiana, along with Archie E., age 18, b. Oregon, John C., age 16, b. Oregon, Homer, age 12, b. Oregon Letha, age 11, b. Oregon, Fritz, age 8, b. Oregon, and Glen, age 6, b. Oregon.
1930 OR CENSUS - Rittie Kerber, age 49, b. Oregon, is enumerated with Charles A., age 58, occupation farmer, b. Indiana, along with Fritz, age 18, b. Oregon, Glen, age 16, b. Oregon, and Grace, age 8, b. Oregon.


OSBH DC (1967 Polk co) #16939 Rittie Ellen Kerber, female, housekeeper, widowed; b 15 Apr 1880, Ritner, Ore; father John Ritner; mother Sarah Morrison; d 3 Nov 1967, Dallas rest home, of Rt 2, Box 94, Monmouth, age 87y; bur Womer; informant F.C. Kerber, son  


Rittie Ellen Kerber, Monmouth died in a Dallas Nursing Home Friday, Nov 3. She was born April 15, 1880 on the family donation land claim at Ritner near Pedee, the daughter of John and Sarah Morrison Ritner. She married Charles A. Kerber Nov 19, 1898 at her home. He died in 1934. Mrs Kerber lived on the family donation land claim all her life. She was a member of the Evangelical United Brethren church, Rododendrum chapter Order of Eastern star and the White Shrine. Survivors include two daughters, Letha M. Bush, Port Orford, and Grace E. Gage of Lakeside; four sons, Archie Earl Kerber, Gold Beach, John Clell Kerber, Lincoln City, William Homer Kerber, Gold Beach, and Fritz C. Kerber, Monmouth; one brother, Fred C. Ritner, Salem; 15 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov 7 at 2 pm in the Bollman Funeral Home with Rev John Sills officiating. Interment was in the Womer cemetery at Pedee.

Itemizer Observer, Thursday, November 9, 1967, 5:1  


1880 - 1967
(shares marker with Charles)


Saucy Survey & Photographs
OSBH DC (1967 Polk co) #16939

Polk Co, Oregon, Marriage Records, Vol 5
1900 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Luckiamute, ED 176, sheet 5B)
1920 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Pedee, ED 374, sheet 1A)
1930 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Pedee, ED 22, sheet 4B)

IO, 9 Nov 1967, 5:1


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