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Gertrud Ritch (Ronneberg)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: NY, United States
Death: Died in Philadelphia, PA, United States
Cause of death: Blood clot
Immediate Family:

Daughter of August Johannes Werner Ernst Ronneberg, I and Anna Ronneberg
Ex-wife of Clarence Laurence Ritch and Harry Mellis
Mother of Vivian Gertrud van Ryst; Marguerite Alwilda Ross and Alice Merrill
Sister of Wilhelm Ronneberg and August Ronneberg, II

Occupation: Registered nurse
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About Gertrud Ritch

When Gertrud became seriously sick (presumably about 1915), her mother in-law, Olive Ritch got custody of her three girls. After that and after her divorce from her first husband, she obtained a nursing degree in a nursing school, lived in New York City and later moved to Philadelphia.

According to an obituary in "The Amsterdam Evening Recorder" of June 19, 1911 upon the death of her father August Ronneberg, Gertrud Ritch lived in Tacoma, WA at that time.

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Gertrud Ritch's Timeline

1886
1886
NY, United States
1906
1906
Age 20
United States
1907
April 11, 1907
Age 21
Middletown, NY, United States

b. 4-11-07 d. 4-7-1983

Marguerite was born in Middletown, New York. She attended business school in Philadelphia and then studied for RN degree at Frankford, Hospital, Philadelphia. Her studies ended when she married an intern at Frankford Hospital. Peggy, as she was called, was extremely beautiful and intelligent having almost a photographic memory. Also, she was highly "spirited".

1910
1910
Age 24
United States
1939
1939
Age 53
Philadelphia, PA, United States