Funeral Services for Allan R. Rittscher, age 70 of Clearwater, NE were 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Clearwater with Pastor Gary Ganger, Officiating. Music was provided by Carol Thiele, Organist and "The Rittscher Girls", Soloists. Pallbearers were Jason Rittscher, Scott Wells, K.C. Rittscher, Scott Buhrman, Marc Ahlers, and Steve Mueller. Honorary Pallbearers were Charley Donasen, Jack Jones, Reuben Bergman, Terry Mueller, Rick Bolling, Gary Bolling, and Tim Hemenway. Burial was in the Laurel Hill Cemetery in Neligh, NE. Visitation was from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, Monday, July 1, 2013 at Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Clearwater. Allan passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at Faith Regional Hospital in Norfolk, NE. Allan Robert Rittscher was born on April 19, 1943 to Ernest and Creta (Caubarrus) Rittscher on the family farm by South Clearwater, NE. He was baptized and raised at Antelope Creek Church. Allan graduated with the Class of 1962 from Neligh High School. On July 19, 1964, he married Alice Brodersen at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Neligh. Allan farmed South of Clearwater with his brother all his life, having farmed the last 20 years with his son, Kevin. He also had Rittscher Trucking. Allan enjoyed Husker football, fishing, camping, boating, hunting, visiting on the phone daily with friends and family, and trips to "the hill" with his wife & friends, but his biggest pleasure was his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife, Alice; sons Kevin and wife Sonia Rittscher of Elgin, NE and Ryan Rittscher of Sheridan, WY; 6 grandchildren; siblings, Ron and wife Judy Rittscher of Gothenburg, NE and Gale and wife Shirley Rittscher of Clearwater, NE., Sharalyn and husband Rich Wells of Brunswick, NE, sister-in-law Brenda Rittscher of Clearwater, NE, brother-in-law, Bendt and Arlene Brodersen of Bend, OR, and sister-in-law, Ruth Brodersen of Aurora, CO. Allan is preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Gordon Rittscher, and his brother-in-law, Tom Brodersen. .