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Rittenhouse Obituary

October 11, 2018

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MACOMB, IL – Funeral services for retired Western Illinois University Building Service Worker Clyde Rittenhouse will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15 at Dodsworth-Piper-Wallen Funeral Home in Macomb.

A visitation will be held from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, also at the funeral home.

Rittenhouse passed away Wednesday, Oct. 10 at his home in Colchester, IL.

He was hired at WIU in 1985 and retired in September 2001.

Rittenhouse is survived by his wife, Beverly; his children, Rebecca, Pegi, Lynda, Richard and Wayne; nine grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and his brother, Jack.

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