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Louise Ridgeway

Mar 14, 2014

Louise Ridgeway, 102, of Silvis Ill., died Thursday, March 13, 2014, at Illini Restorative Care in Silvis.

A funeral is at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Pedrick Funeral Home in Keosauqua, with the Rev. Bill Shewmaker officiating. Burial will be in Vernon Cemetery.

Visitation with family present is 10-11 a.m. Tuesday prior to the service. Memorials to Vernon Cemetery may be left at the funeral home or mailed to the family at 24568 110th St., Anamosa 52205

Mrs. Ridgeway was born Dec. 9, 1911, in Disco, Ill., the daughter of Leslie and Flora Lake St. Clair. She married to Shelby Allard. He preceded her in death. She married Roy Ridgeway Oct. 15, 1938. He died Feb. 1, 2000.

She had been employed at the Jefferson County Hospital in Fairfield.

She was a member of First Christian Church in Fairfield and Keosauqua Christian Church.

Survivors include seven children, Treva Hawbaker of Fairfield, Leota Boyce of Camdenton, Mo., Louisa McCormick and spouse Virgil of Moline, Ill., Betty Leslie of Aledo, Ill., Thomas Ridgeway and spouse LeAnn of Anamosa, Gary Ridgeway and spouse Debra of Iowa City and Sharon Conner and spouse James of Port Byron, Ill.; 29 grandchildren; and one daughter-in-law, Lavelle Ridgeway of Fairfield.

In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Thelma Morgel and Marie Linder; two brothers, Gilbert St. Clair and Archibald St. Clair; and one son, Rex Ridgeway.


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