Age 67, of St. Paul Preceded in death by parents, Frank and Martha; siblings, Jim, Margie & Frank. Survived by sons, Randy and Mike; daughter, Teresa; granddaughters, April & Kaylee; sister, Sandy (Tom) Eggert; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Despite serving his country in Vietnam, Joe marched to a goofy and charismatic beat that was all his own. He deeply loved his three children, two beautiful granddaughters, extended family and friends. If you ever had a conversation with Joe or were even introduced to him, he counted you as a friend. Family and friends, please come help us celebrate the life of Joe Ritt; bright colors, funny stories and laughter are encouraged. Memorial Service 10:30 AM Saturday, March 21 at ST. STEPHEN'S LUTHERAN CHURCH, 1575 Charlton St., West St. Paul. Private burial. Visitation 1 hour prior to service.