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Dorothy May Riggens Ogden
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Birth: Aug. 1, 1916
Mercer County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 14, 2011
Gambrills
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA

Dorothy May Ogden, 95, of Odenton, Md., formerly of Rock Island, passed away on Dec. 14, 2011, at Regency Park Assisted Living, Gambrills, Md.

Viewing was at the Hardesty Funeral Home, Gambrills, and a funeral service was held at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Odenton. Interment will be at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Memorial donations in memory of Mrs. Ogden may be made to the First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Odenton Expansion Fund.

Mrs. Ogden was born on Aug. 1, 1916, in Greene Township, Mercer County, Ill., to Harry and Sylvia Riggens. On Aug. 22, 1944, Dorothy married Samuel M. Ogden of Moline. After their marriage, they moved to San Francisco, Calif., where Samuel worked as an electrician on U.S. Navy submarines, and Dorothy worked as a telephone operator. After World War II, they returned to Moline.

Mrs. Ogden was a member of the Memorial Heights Methodist Church, Rock Island, and the King's Daughters Isabella Charles Davis Circle for over 50 years. She moved to Odenton in 1996, after the death of her husband in 1995. She was a member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Odenton.

Mrs. Ogden was also preceded in death by a brother, Russell Riggens; and a sister, Marjorie Riggens. Surviving are her daughters, Sylvia Boyer, Silvis, and Rebecca Petersen, Odenton; four grandchildren, Anthony, Melissa, Ingrid and Matthew; and nine great-grandchildren.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Harry C Riggen (1882 - 1918)
  Sylvia A Frye Riggen (1889 - 1931)
 
 Spouse:
  Samuel M Ogden (1913 - 1995)*
 
 Siblings:
  Russel Edward Riggens (1914 - 1994)*
  Dorothy May Riggens Ogden (1916 - 2011)
  Marjorie Louise Riggens (1919 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Together Forever
 
Burial:
Greenview Memorial Gardens
East Moline
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Arthur Riggens
Originally Created by: Mark Orey
Record added: Mar 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87163053
Dorothy May <i>Riggens</i> Ogden
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Dorothy May <i>Riggens</i> Ogden
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Dorothy May <i>Riggens</i> Ogden
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God bless you Aunt Dorothy.
- Arthur Riggens
 Added: Oct. 1, 2013
 
 
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