Rocky Mountain News
November 14, 2001
NAOMI ``JO'' RITCHEY, 65, of Brighton died Oct. 27. Services were Nov. 1, with burial at Elmwood Cemetery. Mrs. Ritchey was born in Denver on July 28, 1936. She married Gene Ritchey, 1960. She worked for a title company and for U.S. Sen. John Carroll. She then worked for the family business, Ritchey Manufacturing Co. She was a member of Brighton Chamber of Commerce City and the Eastern Star. She was named businesswoman of the year in 1987. Survivors include her husband; mother Rose Heneger of Brighton; sons Grant of Hudson, Craig of Brighton; daughter Becci Scott of South Dakota; brother Butch Heneger of Brighton; 10 grandchildren.