McGilley & Sheil Funeral Home & Cremation Services

11924 East 47Th Street, Kansas City, MO


Patricia Ann Rittel

March 21, 1961October 17, 2019

Patricia A. “Patty” Rittel, 58, passed away unexpectedly at home on October 17, 2019. All services held at St. Mark’s Catholic Church, 3736 Lee’s Summit Rd., Independence, MO 64055. Visitation 6-8pm Wed., October 23rd with Rosary recited at 5:30pm. Funeral Mass 10am Thur., October 24th. Cremation.

Patty was born March 21, 1961 in Independence, MO where she lived with her family. She graduated from Van Horn High School in 1978. After graduation, she started working for Harmon Electronics/GE Transportation and worked there for 33 years.

Patty enjoyed life and making her family and friends happy. She loved weight watchers, where she later worked, and was very proud of her weight loss. Patty loved camping, family outings and time with her grandkids. She will surely be missed by all and most of all we will miss her smile.

Patty is preceded in death by her father, Thurman Marler; father-in-law, James Rittel, Sr. and many aunts and uncles. She is survived by her husband of 35 years, James Rittel, Jr.; daughters, Sarah Baird (Jay) and Beth Logan (Dustin); grandkids, Jacob, Jason, Erin, Collin, Jackson and Hayley; her mother, Nora Marler; brother, Bob Marler (Shelley); many in-laws, nieces and nephews.

Online condolences to www.mcgilleysheil.com. Arr: McGilley & Sheil Chapel, 816-353-6555.


  • Rosary Service Wednesday, October 23, 2019
  • Visitation Wednesday, October 23, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, October 24, 2019


Patricia Ann Rittel

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Del Shae Stuart

October 21, 2019

Extending my deepest Condolences to The family of Patty Rittel . I am so sorry for your loss, My prayers are with you and the Family during this heartbreaking time of Sorrow :( Just know that you are in my Family thoughts and prayers, Please Let me know if there's anything that I can do :) - Del Shae