Shelbyville Daily Union

November 27, 2012

Rittgers to Celebrate 105th Birthday


SHELBYVILLE, IL. — Daisy Rittgers will celebrate her 105th birthday on November 28.

She was born in Westervelt November 28, 1907.

She is a retired school teacher, teaching for 45 years in and around Shelby County. She not only taught school, but also wrote poetry, drew very beatuful pictures and did a lot of needlework. Although her eyes are not as sharp, she still enjoys reading.

She married Carl Rittgers on March 4, 1933; he died January 17, 1992. She is a member of 4th Street United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women.

She would enjoy visitors and cards. She has a lot of interesting stories to tell through her lifetime.

Cards may be sent to her at 1210 S. Cedar, Shelbyville IL 62565.