JACKSON, MINN. – Beulah Ann Ritchie, 85, passed away Sunday, Oct. 31, 2004, at the Jackson Good Samaritan Center in Jackson. Beulah Ann Ritchie was born Feb. 5, 1919, in a log cabin in Holland Township, Shelby County, Ill. She was the daughter of John and Addie (Ponsler) Barrow. She graduated from high school in Mattoon, Ill. In 1937, after her schooling, she worked as a secretary for the Commerce Clearinghouse in Chicago and the Day Company in Minneapolis. She was united in marriage to Hubert O. Ritchie on Sept. 6, 1944, in Mattoon, Ill. In 1946, they moved to Minneapolis, Minn., where she worked for the Ohio Picture Company. In 1983, they moved to Bella Vista, Ark. Then in 1993, they moved to Corinth. In 1996, they moved to Kissimmee, Fla., until 1999 when they moved to Windom, Minn. In 2002, they moved into Jackson. She became a resident of the Jackson Good Samaritan Center on Sept. 14, 2004, where she passed away on Sunday, Oct. 31, 2004 at the age of 85 years, 8 months and 26 days. Ann attended the First Baptist Church in Jackson. She was an artist, enjoying painting the most. She loved to travel having seen the world including Europe and the Soviet Union. Ann is survived by her husband of 60 years, Hubert O. Ritchie of Jackson; one son, Douglas Ritchie, and his wife, Joyce, of Nordegg, Alberta, Canada; one daughter, Linda and her husband, Bruce Thiesse, of Fairmont, Minn.; five grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. Ann was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Orville Barrow, and Cecil Barrow. Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 6, 2004 at the First Baptist Church in Jackson, with Pastor Doug Standerwick officiating. Burial will be in the Delft Cemetery in Delft, Minn. Visitation will be 4-6 p.m., Friday, Nov. 5 at the Sathe-Osterbergt Funeral Home and on Saturday, one hour prior to the service at the Church. Memorials preferred to The Bradford Baptist Church. Blessed be the memory of Beulah Ann Ritchie.