Marjorie Ridgley 1920-2001

Memorial services for Marjorie Lois Ridgley, 80, of Bellevue and Issaquah, WA, formerly of Champaign, will be held at 10:30 AM Saturday at the First United Methodist Church of Champaign, IL. The Rev. Daniel Diss will officiate. Inurnment will be private. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 AM Saturday at the church. Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, Farmer City, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Ridgley died at 11:55 AM, February 19, 2001, at Pacific Regent Nursing Home, Bellevue, WA.

She was born March 21, 1920, at Roberts, a daughter of Joseph and Gertrude Francis Mies. She married Merle Ridgley on Dec. 27, 1941, in Roberts. He died June 14, 1981.

Surviving are three daughters, Sandra Jo Steffen of Marietta, GA; Marcia Kay Romsland of Bellevue, WA; and and y Lynn Wendell, of Dewitt; a sister, Donna Sherfey of Roberts, IL; eight grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

Mrs. Ridgley had been a secretary in the English department at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, United Methodist Church of Roberts, United Methodist Church of Champaign, or the United Methodist Church of Farmer City.

Updated
Tuesday, January 29, 2002

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