Wm. H. Scott Funeral Home

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Victor Lynn Ritter

February 14, 1933July 22, 2019

Victor Lynn Ritter, 86 years young, passed away peacefully on July 22, 2019 at Evanston Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born on February 14, 1933 in McDonald, Kansas to the late Margaret and Hugh Victor Ritter. After growing up in Kansas, he joined the US Army where he was stationed at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma. He then graduated college from Kansas State University. He worked at Kennedy Homes as an architect and later as president for most of his career until his retirement in 2004. Victor lived in Northbrook, Illinois from 1967 until his move to Evanston, Illinois earlier this year. Victor is survived by his children, son Bradley (Danielle) Ritter and daughter Sherilyn (Markus) Lechleitner; as well as his sisters Joann (Tom) Wilford and Mary (Leroy) Preston; He has three beautiful grandchildren, Erik, Sophie & Emmalyn. Husband of the late Beverly June Ritter; brother of the late Wallace Ritter, Larry Ritter and Marcy Rueb. At Victor’s request there will be no visitation. Services and Interment Private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Alzheimer's Association or to your favorite charity. To leave an online condolence please visit ­­­­­­­www.wmscottfuneralhome.com.


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Victor Lynn Ritter

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Jim Miller

July 28, 2019

Vick was my friend I loved him like a brother. When Vick would a company may on service calls we would sing songs from the fifties. When I worked on his House. he came up the ladder and help me at 80 years old. I miss him so. But his memory will stay with me forever. Rest now my friend love your friend Jim.

Diana Kranz

July 25, 2019

I had the pleasure of working for/ with Vic for almost 30 Years at Kennedy.
He was my go to person, my mentor, MY FRIEND he taught me to read a blueprint ( when it was the last thing I wanted to learn) He could be hard on you but he could be so proud of you too He was one in a million ! My heart is broken for Sheri and Brad and their family's and for all of us we had the pleasure to know Vic I will miss this man so much for his genuine LOVE for the home building industry, his honesty, his patience's, and his true friendship

Melissa DeVito

July 24, 2019

I had the pleasure of working with Vic from 1994-1998 at Kennedy Homes.
A wonderful man with a gracious heart.