Viola Myrtle Ritchhart of Cuba, Missouri was born to the union of Luther Theodore and Myrtle R. (Heironimus) English on October 3, 1927 in St. Louis, Missouri and left from this life on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at Cuba Manor at the age of 87. Viola was a Registered Dietician and Head Chef for many different restaurants over the years. When microwave ovens were first developed, she wrote a microwave cook book. She was the National Sandwich Queen of the year and appeared on To Tell The Truth, TV show. Viola is preceded in death by her parents; husband; step-daughter Katherine "Kim" McKellip-Masor; one brother Roy English. Those who are left to treasure her memory and to continue her legacy are her one niece Debbie Larson of Kirkwood, Missouri; five cousins Norman and wife Barbara Heironimus of Cuba, Missouri, Ruth and husband Everett Diedrich of Cuba, Missouri, Carol and husband Bruce Ryan of St. Louis, Missouri, Judy and husband Bob McLeod of Memphis, Tennessee, Imogene and husband Bill Woodyard of SunCity West, Arizona. Graveside service will be held on Friday, March 6, 2015 1:00 p.m. at Lea Cemetery in Leasburg, Missouri with Pastor Norman Heironimus, officiating. The Mizell Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Ritchhart family.
Friday, March 6th, 2015 1:00pm, Lea Cemetery