Laura M. Ritter, age 81, of Reeseville, died on Monday, February 4, 2019 at UW Hospital in Madison. There will be a gathering for Laura at the Reeseville Community Center on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Laura Marie Wasson was born on September 3, 1937 in Scotland, Illinois. Laura grew up in Clinton, Indiana. June 4, 1965 she was united in marriage with Darrell Ritter in Madison. Laura worked for Oscar Mayer for 30 years, retiring in 1998. Laura is survived by her husband, Darrell of Reeseville; sons, Jon Ritter of Reeseville and Garry (Nanci) Denman of Madison; grandchildren, Michael Kirk, Justin Denman, and Daniel (Sarah) Denman; great grandson, Gavin; sister, Joretta (Mac) McCalister of Terre Haute, IN; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her father; her mother and step-father, Alex and Barbara (Grahm) Howell; son, Michael Denman; granddaughter, Rebecca Denman; and brother, Jack Wasson.