OBITUARY

Frances Marie Rittman

July 17, 1932October 4, 2019
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Frances Marie Rittman, age 87, of North Little Rock, passed away October 4, 2019. She was born July 17, 1932, in Slovak, Arkansas, to Joseph Michael Bednar, Sr. and Mary Catherine Bednar. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband of over 50 years, Leland Rittman. Frances was a homemaker who spent her time making sure everyone was fed… the kitchen was never closed. Frances was a very giving person and always put her family first. She was a devout catholic and a devoted wife and mother. She coached youth basketball in Pine Bluff and volunteered at school and church. She was member of member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in North Little Rock. She is survived by daughter, Laura (Jeff) Cantwell of Little Rock; son, Kevin Rittman of Conway; two sisters, Georgia Calliotte of Kansas City and Lucille Bennett of Beaumont, Texas; four grandchildren, John and Jacob Cantwell of Little Rock and Taylor and Brooke Rittman of Conway; and niece, Jamie (Troy) Wilson of Beaumont. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 8, at 6:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, October 9, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church with Father Jack Vu as Celebrant. Interment will follow at Rest Hills Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to St. Patrick Catholic Church, 211 W. 19th Street North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114. To share a memory of Frances with her family visit www.griffinleggettresthills.com

  • FAMILY

  • Joseph Michael Bednar Sr., Father (deceased)
  • Mary Catherine Bednar, Mother (deceased)
  • Leland Rittman, Husband (deceased)
  • Laura (Jeff) Cantwell, Daughter
  • Kevin Rittman, Son
  • Georgia Calliotte, Sister
  • Lucille Bennett, Sister
  • John Cantwell, Grandchild
  • Jacob Cantwell, Grandchild
  • Taylor Rittman, Grandchild
  • Brooke Rittman, Grandchild
  • Jamie (Troy) Wilson, Niece
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Johnny Lammers
  • Josh Rittman
  • John Cantwell
  • Jacob Cantwell
  • Tim Bednar
  • Christopher Lammers
  • Joey Bednar

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, October 8, 2019
  • Rosary Tuesday, October 8, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, October 9, 2019

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Pam (Mimi) Lee

October 8, 2019

Kevin, Taylor and Brooke,
We are so sorry to hear about your mom/grandmother. I didn’t have the opportunity to meet her but I know from hearing about her from you what a wonderful woman she was. I know she will be so missed by each of you.
Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Pam (Mimi) Lee

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