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Mark Charles Ritchie

December 7, 1955 ~ August 26, 2022 (age 66)


Ritchie, Mark C.

Whitmore Lake, Michigan


His Legacy… Mark Charles Ritchie, 66, passed away August 26, 2022.  He was born on December 7, 1955, in Ann Arbor, MI to James V. Ritchie and Geraldine [Boshaw] Ritchie. Mark will be remembered as a loving father, grandfather, son, brother and friend. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was on Michigan Outdoors and in 1985 held the Michigan record for "typical" antlers. His wisdom and enthusiasm for nature was unique and notable. His passion for flowers and his favorite show Gun Smoke will carry on in those close to him.

His Family… Mark will be missed by his children, Richelle Ritchie, Chasidy (Scott) Taylor, Jarrett Ritchie; siblings, Martin (Barbara) Ritchie, Cheri (Mark) Terry, Jill (Steve) Ochodnicky; grandchildren, Mazzy, Chyanne, Beau, Dallas, Nash, several nieces and nephews and many other family and friends. He is preceded in death by James V. Ritchie, Geraldine M. (Boshaw) Ritchie.

His Farewell… Mark’s family will gather privately. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Lung Association.  Please leave a message of comfort for Mark’s family at 1-877-231-7900, or sign his guestbook at

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