Sarah was one of the most Christian women I ever knew! She was amazing in everything she did. She was so kind to my mom, Frances McSparin,, coming to get her for years to take her to church! If she couldn’t do it, for some reason, she made sure she had a way. She will be so very missed with her smiles and sense of humor! God is sure getting one wonderful lady!
Great Auntie Sarah. I will Always cherish your kindness and the love you have shown to me. You will be missed by all who loved you here but I can so picture your laughing and dancing and Jesus hugging you. Until we are together again please give JESUS a hug for me and maybe if possible slip a good word in to. You did a wonderful job here on earth now it’s your time to rest with Jesus until we get there to. Coffee cake awaits. Will always hold love in my heart for you and yours.
Your great niece. Tabitha Ratliff
Sarah Evelyn Ritzert, 80, went home to be with the Lord on June 28, 2021. She was born to her parents, Robert and Eva (Belt) Redd on August 28, 1940 in Marion, Kentucky.
Sarah was a devout Christian serving at Creekside Baptist Church and formally at North Park Baptist, where she served the community at the church’s food pantry. She was a member of the Evansville Women’s Bowling Association, where she was a one-time champion bowler. She was an avid traveler across the United States. Her greatest love was her family, with a very special place in her heart for all of her grandchildren.
Sarah is survived by her husband of 58 years, David Ritzert; her daughters Angela (Tim) Casson and Sherri Ritzert; her grandchildren, Christopher and Joshua Casson; lifetime friend Linda Harris, Yvonne Wahl, Dwight, and Tanya Temple, in addition to many other great friends; and her beloved grand dog, J.R.
Sarah is preceded in passing by her parents, and her siblings, Jerry Redd, Betty Phelps, Mary Wanda Jones, and Robert Redd.
Services for Sarah will be held at Sunset Funeral Home on July 2nd, 2021. The family will accept friends and visitors from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M., with the service to follow at 12:00 P.M.
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