Florence ” Flo” RITTEN (nee LOWERY)

Florence " Flo" RITTEN (nee LOWERY)


September 21, 1919 ~ November 16, 2015

Flo passed away peacefully

surrounded by her loving family. Survived by her brother Walt Lowry, sister Merle Bailey, daughters Marilyn Keeler, Carolyn (Marvin) Varty, Lyla (Harry) Wiebe, 4 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband Joseph Ritten, son

Mervin Ritten and 8 siblings Florence was born in Drumheller, Alberta to Ira and Isabel Lowry. She and Joseph owned and ran a successful General Store and farm before moving to Kelowna, B.C. After the sudden death of her beloved husband, Florence worked hard to raise her children. In 1974 Florence started working at the Kelowna Packing House, where she made good friends. She retired in 1989. Florence was a strong and independent lady who enjoyed travelling, cards and spending time with family and friends. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating in Florence’s name to the CNIB, 1456 St. Paul Street, #101, Kelowna, BC V1Y 2E6. phone: (250) 763-1191 (www.cnib.ca)To leave an online condolence to the family, please visit: www.firstmemorialfuneralkelowna.com

Arrangements in care of First Memorial

Funeral Services, Kelowna, BC.


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