October 2, 2022

Anna Christine Ridder


Anna Christine Ridder, age 91, passed away on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at Wichita County Health Center Long Term Care in Leoti, Kansas. Anna was born March 6, 1925 at Garden Plain, Kansas, the daughter of William & Catherine (Ven John) Betzen. Anna was a farm wife and had been a resident of Wichita County since 1930.

Anna was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Marienthal, Kansas and St Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Leoti, Kansas, as well as St. Mary Alter Society and Daughters of Isabella.

On November 27, 1945 she married Joseph John Ridder, Jr. at Marienthal, Kansas.

Joe passed away on October 27, 2003 in Leoti, Kansas.

Anna’s surviving family includes-

Five Children-

Dan Ridder- Leoti, Kansas

Jim & Geraldine Ridder- Lenexa, Kansas

Chuck Ridder- Marienthal, Kansas

Mary Sue & Dennis Luebbers- Hutchinson, Kansas

Bonnie Pfannenstiel- Leoti, Kansas

Five Siblings- 

Clarence Betzen- Hereford, Texas

Cleta & Herman Jasper- Colorado Springs, Colorado

Gertrude & Pat Weinzerl- Kansas City, Missouri

Linda Giachino- Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Joe & JoAnne Betzen- Lees Summit, Missouri

Eleven Grandchildren, Thirteen Great Grandchildren

Her parents, husband, one son, Jerry Ridder, one grandson, Traci Pfannenstiel, one granddaughter, Ann Luebbers precede her in death.

Vigil services will be held at 7:00 pm Monday, March 28, 2016 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Marienthal, Kansas

Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 am Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Marienthal, Kansas with Father Benjamin Martin officiating.

Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery in Marienthal, Kansas.

Friends may call from 10:00 am until 8:00 pm Friday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Leoti, Kansas.

Memorials may be given to Wichita County Health Center Long Term Care, St. Mary Catholic Church or St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in care of the funeral home.