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Arthur William Bruggeman

Arthur William Bruggeman
born: 16 Dec 1927, Fremont, Sandusky County, Ohio to Urban Bruggeman and Carrie Gropp
died: 27 Jan 2006, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
burial: Ashes scattered at Sabino Canyon, Tucson, Arizona

married: 23 Sep 1950, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana
Phyllis Jean Spradlin
born: 25 May 1930, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana to Cletus Spardlin and Vera Fern Wilson
died: 10 Apr 2005
burial: Ashes Scattered at Sabino Canyon, Tucson, Arizona

Arthur William Bruggeman moved to South Bend to attend the University of Notre Dame in the fall of 1945. He graduated from Notre Dame in 1950 with a degree in architectural engineering. He worked as a civil engineer at H.G. Christman Construction Company, South Bend. Arthur Served in the US Navy (1945-1946) and Navy Reserve (1946-1958). He was a charter member of Ave Maria council 5521 of the Knights of Columbus, South Bend and member of St Matthew’s and then St Jude’s parish, South Bend.

Arthur removed to Tucson, Arizona in July 1972.

Submitted by:
Teresa Kahle

Charles Ritter

Charles Ritter
b. 17 May 1869, Spencer, Owen County, Indiana, to Hiram and Mary (Carpenter) Thacker Ritter
d. 29 September 1934, Linn Creek, Camden County, Missouri

m. 9 October 1889, Osage, Camden County, Missouri
Mary Nancy Anderson
b. 15 October 1873, Linn Creek, Camden County, Missouri, to Isaac Newton and Sarah K. (Waters) Anderson
d. 3 July 1966, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri

Children with Mary Nancy Anderson:

  • Harvey Clyde (1891-1894)
  • Sarah “Sadie” Jane (1894-1984) married George Perdue
  • Emmett Allison (1896-1967) married Mildred Pearson
  • Elsie May (1898-1973) married John Overton Mahar
  • Bessie Ann (b. 1904) married (1) Arthur Pearson, (2) Ralph Gropp
  • Laura Frances (1906-1986) married Eugene Proctor
  • Lonnel Charles (1908-1979) married Delma Sene Hansen
  • Louie Myrtle (1911-1964) married William Van Vleet
  • Ralph Waldo (1913-1987) married Marie Donaldson
  • Mary Alice (b. 1919)

Charles moved to Osage, Camden County, Missouri, about 1885.

Submitted by:
Barbara Drake Ritter
Hoisington KS