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“Family and friends of Mark--please accept my most sincere sympathy. I just returned from being out of the country and was saddened to hear of Mark's...Read More »
1 of 26 | Posted by: Pat Hayes - Austin, TX

“Please allow me to extend my condolences regarding the loss of your loved one.Certain trials and tragedies come upon us all but God's word the bible...Read More »
2 of 26 | Posted by: Rosie - Austin, TX

“We were so saddened to hear of Mark's passing. We were on vacation this week and unable to attend the service. Please accept our condolences. We...Read More »
3 of 26 | Posted by: Rick and Glenna Bowman - Austin, TX

“Dear Agnes and family, We are so sorry for your loss. We just returned to town, and were unable to attend any of the services. Our thoughts and...Read More »
4 of 26 | Posted by: Pat and Stan Briggs - Austin, TX

“It's been a really long time since i've seen the Ritters, but in a strange coincidence, just the other day i was listening to Johnny Cash like i...Read More »
5 of 26 | Posted by: Jimmy Bruch - New York, NY

“My most heartfelt sympathy goes out to the Ritter family and the many friends who have shared Mark's life. I have known mark for almost 50 years...Read More »
6 of 26 | Posted by: Nancy Bruch - Colorado Springs, CO

“Mark's generous spirit was his charisma. He taught many of us a great deal about balanced-portfolio investing and dedication to good causes. I'll...Read More »
7 of 26 | Posted by: Eugene Sepulveda - Austin, TX

“I have known Mark most of my adult life. We have shared many professional and personal experiences, and fostered many of the same charities. His...Read More »
8 of 26 | Posted by: SANDY SHAPIRO - AUSTIN, TX

“We met Mark in an RV10 builders class at Propwash airport. There was never a doubt that we would stay in touch and become close friends. Our builds...Read More »
9 of 26 | Posted by: David and Vicki Jones - TN

“I met Mark as a young child due to his long relationship with his close friend, Jim Bruch, my uncle and twin to my father. Some of my fondest...Read More »
10 of 26 | Posted by: Daniel Bruch - Corpus Christi, TX

“To Mark's family: we are so sorry for your loss, which is our loss as well. Mark was our financial advisor for many years, and was always steady,...Read More »
11 of 26 | Posted by: David and Mary Pharis - Austin, TX

“Mark, Our thoughts are with you and your family. ”
12 of 26 | Posted by: Allen & Leslie Dunn - Kyle, TX

“Our deepest sympathy for the Ritter family. Mark was a dear friend with a smile on his face and fish in the icechest. The marina will not be the...Read More »
13 of 26 | Posted by: Bonnie Kinnebrew - Adkins, TX

“Bob and I are sorry for your loss, if there is anything we do, let us know. 409 765-6535 ”
14 of 26 | Posted by: Evelyn McCurry - GALVESTON, TX

“Through our Lord may he rest in Peace. My prayers go out to him and his family. ”
15 of 26 | Posted by: Wilbur Kohnle - Chatsworth, CA

“To The Ritter Family, Our thoughts & prayers are with you. Mark contributed a lot to the Austin area & St. Edward's Univ. We will all remember him. ”
16 of 26 | Posted by: Dewey Doga - Beaumont, TX

“To Mark's Family, Our deepest sympathy from a fellow SEU graduate. Bob Kamm '61 ”
17 of 26 | Posted by: Robert Kamm - New York, NY

“Eden and Family I am so sorry for the loss of your brother Mark Love, Terri ”
18 of 26 | Posted by: Terri Wright - Galveston, TX

“Eden - Please accept our heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family. ”
19 of 26 | Posted by: Kelli & Sydney - Fort Worth, TX

“Agnes and Ritter Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. Mark made a difference in my life. I loved his sense of style, his humor and his...Read More »
20 of 26 | Posted by: Kevin J. Koch - Temple, TX

“Mark was an inspiration to me and everyone who knew him in so many ways. He excelled in his work, his hobbies and most of all his friendships. And,...Read More »
21 of 26 | Posted by: David Roberts - Austin, TX

“Thanks for the contributions to St. Edwards and the community. ”
22 of 26 | Posted by: Robert L. Zapalac, M.D. - Austin, TX

“Dear Eden, We are so very sadden by the loss of your brother Mark. Our thoughts,love&prayers, Philip & Martha ”
23 of 26 | Posted by: Philip & Martha Randolph - TX

“Eden, deepest condolences on your loss. You and yours are in our thoughts and prayers ”
24 of 26 | Posted by: Thom Thayer - Galveston, TX

“Our hearts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time. Mary Ann & W. Barton Vickers ”
25 of 26 | Posted by: Mary Ann Weinheimer Vickers - TX

“Eden - I am so sorry for your loss. Know that you are in my prayers. See you in a few weeks. Love, Jennifer ”
26 of 26 | Posted by: Jennifer Shields - Fort Worth, TX


Mark T. Ritter, 70, died on Sunday, March 9, 2008. He was that rarity, a native Austinite, born here on November 20, 1937 to the late Frank (Dutch) Ritter and Frances Gildart Ritter. He attended St. Edward's high school, was a proud graduate of St. Edward's University and served his country with the Texas National Guard during the Cuban missile crisis. Mark was a founding partner of Maxwell Locke & Ritter LLP and practiced public accounting with it and predecessor firms in Central Texas for more than forty years. He was also instrumental in the founding of ML&R Wealth Management LLC, a registered investment advisor, and devoted much of his time to that activity in recent years. He was a trusted advisor and friend to his clients and colleagues. Mark served on the boards of Austin Community Foundation, People's Community Clinic, Bat Conservation International, and Austin Symphony. He also served on the St. Edwards Gifts Planning Advisory Council, St. Edwards Business Development Committee and on the Investment Committee of the Austin Symphony. His memberships included The Headliners Club, Rotary Club of Austin, and the Texas Society of CPAs. His informal memberships included his runner's club, his airplane pilots club, and his hunting and fishing circles. He is survived by his wife, Agnes Weinheimer Ritter, son Mark C. Ritter and wife Leslie, son David Ritter, grandchildren Christopher Ritter and Caroline Ritter, sisters Toni Hair, Frances Veazey and husband Gary, Eden Terry and husband Jack; numerous nieces and nephews and brothers and sisters-in-law. He was preceded in death by his brother, Frank (Ike) Ritter in 1995. A visitation and gathering of friends and family will be held Friday, March 14, 2008 at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home at 3125 N. Lamar between 5:30pm and 7:30pm. Funeral services will be held at Saint Mary's Cathedral at 203 East 10th Street at 10:00am Saturday, March 15, 2008. Burial will follow at Assumption Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to any of Mark's favorite charities listed above. Obituary and guestbook online at wcfish.com