Steven Ritchie Wilde joined his brother, Ryan, in the spirit world July 15, 2001, where they are enjoying each other's company once again.
Ritchie was born Jan. 23, 1979, in Salt Lake City, to Steven Lon Wilde and Deborah Jane Manns. He grew up and went to school in Sandy, graduating from Jordan High School and LDS Seminary in 1997. He was an active member of the Sandy 34th (Edgemont) Ward as a boy and enjoyed his scouting activities.
Ritchie was very loving and kind, and always had a smile for his family and friends. He was a hard worker and dependable employee wherever he worked. He enjoyed snowboarding, playing basketball, attending concerts, and water-skiing.
Ritchie is survived by his parents, Steven Lon Wilde and Deborah Jane Walden; brothers Nathan, Nicholas, and Mason, all of Sandy; grandparents Marcia M. Wilde of Provo and Mr. and Mrs Robert W. Manns of Mena, Arkansas; stepmother Laura Oscarson-Wilde of Sandy and stepbrother Travis K. Oscarson of Holladay. Preceded in death by his brother, Ryan C. Wilde, grandfather Larsen B. Wilde, and grandmother Eunice M. Manns.
Services will be held Friday July 20, 2001 beginning at 11 a.m., at Larkin Sunset Gardens Mortuary Chapel 10600 S. 1700 E. Sandy, Utah where friends may call one hour prior.
Interment will follow the service.