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Diane E. Ritter, 63, of Beaverton passed away on June 19, 2021 at MidMichigan Medical Center.  She was born on December 29, 1957 to the late Walter and Elizabeth (Niese) Leaf. 


Diane enjoyed music, building arts and crafts, gardening and remodeling her home and above all the lord.


Diane is survived by her children, Matthew Wallace, Jennifer Card, Michael Ritter, Timothy Ritter, grandchildren, Skyler Wallace, Chance Wallace, Emily Card, William Card and Elijah Ritter.  She is also survived by her siblings Chuck (Kathy) Leaf, David (Laurie) Leaf, Christopher Leaf.  She was predeceased by her brother Richard Leaf.


Cremation has taken place and a private memorial service will be held at a later date.  In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Living God Christian Church in Traverse City. 


Smith-Miner honored to be serving the Ritter family; to share a special memory please visit www.smithminer.com.



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