Dwight William Olson Ridgley

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Dwight William Olson Ridgley

Birth
Seymour, Champaign County, Illinois, USA
Death 14 Feb 1978 (aged 63)
Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA
Burial Monticello, Piatt County, Illinois, USA
Plot 226
Memorial ID 63167031 · View Source
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Decatur Herald and Review, Feb. 15, 1978

Dwight W. Ridgley, 63, of 260 N. Dennis Ave., Died Tuesday (February 14, 1978) in Decatur Memorial Hospital after he collapsed Tuesday morning after shoveling snow at his home.
He was stricken in his home, apparently with a heart attack. He was taken to Decatur Memorial Hospital, where he was reported dead on arrival at 11 a.m. The Macon County Coroner's office said it was told Ridgley had had two serious heart attacks prior to his death.

Private graveside services will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday Monticello Cemetery. No visitation. Brintlinger's Pershing Funeral home is in charge of arrangements. Memorials: Heart Fund.

Mr. Ridgley was born in Seymour, son of Ralph and Sylvia Ridgley. He owned Ridglydale Farms in Casner and until 1947 managed Ridglydale Dairy in Decatur. He was a deacon at Westminster Presbyterian Church. He married Maxine Babb in 1936.

Surviving are his wife; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph W. Ridgley of Decatur; son, Dwight Jr. and daughter-in-law, Sue, of Decatur; sister, Mrs. W. Gansel (Marie) Bennett of Decatur.
One sister (Ruth)preceded him in death.


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  • Maintained by: Sue Hawk Ridgley
  • Originally Created by: Max Turpin
  • Added: 20 Dec 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 63167031
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dwight William Olson Ridgley (5 May 1914–14 Feb 1978), Find a Grave Memorial no. 63167031, citing Monticello Cemetery, Monticello, Piatt County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Sue Hawk Ridgley (contributor 47001567) .