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Libby Rittmeyer

Libby May Rittmeyer, 14, of Belleville, IL, born September 13, 2002, in Maryville, IL, died Friday, February 17, 2017, in Belleville, IL.

Libby's intellect and love of learning placed her in advanced classes. She was excited about taking honors classes in high school next year. Libby was passionate about animals and became a vegetarian to support her views. She stood steadfast in her convictions and allowed her compassion to guide her decisions. Libby had a shining spirit that brought light to all she did and to everyone around her. She was taken too soon and will always be in our thoughts.

She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Shanna Rowe; and a cousin, Dalton Clark.

Surviving are her parents, Jeff and Megan, nee Rowe, Rittmeyer;
her grandparents, Stan (Randee) Rittmeyer of Belleville, IL,
and Maxine Shevlin of Sanibel, FL;
four aunts, Amy Rittmeyer of Belleville, IL,
Maureen (James Jr.) Seiber of Collinsville, IL,
Bridget (David) Van Alstine of Colorado Springs, CO,
and Kim Krummrich of Belleville, IL;
and two cousins, Andrew and Jack Seiber.

Memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Private family services will be held at a later date. 

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Condolences Left For Libby Rittmeyer

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Libby was a beautiful girl and a sweet soul! Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

    David, Heather, Mara, Adde and Rose Tudor

    David & Heather Tudor, St. Louis, MO, 63123


    May Libby rest in God's eternal peace! Our thoughts and prayers and condolences to you Megan and Jeff, and to all your family. We love you...Diane and Bob

    Diane and Bob Lanter , Swansea, IL, 62226


    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Libby was a beautiful girl and a sweet soul! Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

    David, Heather, Mara, Adde and Rose Tudor

    David & Heather Tudor, St. Louis, MO, 63123


    We are so very sorry for your loss. Such a beautiful. young, bright life will be sorely missed. We are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

    The McNamara Family, Rohnert Park, CA, 94928


    My sincere condolences go out to the Rittmeyer family at this most difficult time. I remember Libby fondly and will treasure the time she spent with Kaia.
    Libby could light up a room with her smile. Her laughter was contagious - she had a way of making others feel at ease and the day worth enjoying. I am deeply saddened to hear of Libby's passing. The world has lost an amazing girl. She will be missed.

    Mizohata Family, St Jacob, Il, 62281


    We are so sorry for the lose of Libby. Olivia will always remember as a sweet, cheerful and caring classmate. We will continue to keep you all in our prayers

    Olivia, Jill and Doug Lugge, Millstadt , Il, 62260


    Randee, I have not the words to express the heartfelt sympathy I have for you and your family. God Bless you all. What a beautiful young lady.

    Diane Hurrelbrink, Springfield, Illinois, 62711


    Randee, Stan, Rittmeyer Family and Friends,
    So sorry for your loss, may the many fond memories help everyone get through this tough time, God Bless!
    Mike and Michele Hornacek

    Michael & Michele Hornacek, Troy, IL, 62208


    Stan and Randee, my deepest sympathy to you and your family at the loss of your beautiful granddaughter. May the Lord give you all peace and comfort at this difficult time. Love and prayers, Sandy Snyder (class of 1963)

    Sandy Snyder, O'Fallon, Missouri, 63368


    Dear Randee and Stan, We want to express our sympathy and send prayers for God's comfort and strength. You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Darlene and George Fritzinger. Class of 63.

    Darlene and George Fritzinger, Belleville, Il, 62223


    We will miss Libby tremendously! We love you Jeff and Megan and are covering you in our prayers.

    Chad and Stormy Biehl, Belleville, IL, 62221


    My thoughts and prayers are with you an your family. May God bring peace during this difficult time.

    Jesse Tallent, Nashville, IL, 62263


    Love and prayers for all that cherish this kind hearted, gifted, generous and fortuitous young lady.

    Andrew Mahtani, OFallon, IL, 62269


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