Mary Louise was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on May 10, 1926 to Anthony F. and Mary F. Brezil. She passed away peacefully in Rocklin, California on December 12 2011. She was widowed in 1995 with the passing of her beloved husband of 51 years Howard K. Ritchie.
She is survived by her daughter Diane Erickson, sons Howard, Jr. and Clinton, six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
We will always remember our beloved mother for her steadfast faith in the Lord, devotion to the Blessed Mother, and love for family and friends. She will be greatly missed.
Inurnment service at the National Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl, on February 1, 2012 at 11:30 A.M. No monetary offerings and flowers.