Louise Ridgeway


Louise Ridgeway, 102, of Silvis IL, died March 13, 2014 at Illini Restorative Care in Silvis, IL.  Louise was born December 9th, 1911, in Disco, IL to Leslie and Flora Lake St. Clair. She was previously married to Shelby Allard.  He preceded her in death. She married Roy Ridgeway on October 15, 1938. He passed away February 1, 2000.

She had been employed at the Jefferson County Hospital, Fairfield and was a member of the First Christian Church in Fairfield and Keosauqua Christian Church.

She is survived by children, Treva Hawbaker of Fairfield, Leota Boyce of Camdenton, MO, Louisa (Virgil) McCormick of Moline, IL, Betty Leslie of Aledo, IL, Thomas (LeAnn) Ridgeway of Anamosa, Gary (Debra) Ridgeway of Iowa City and Sharon (James) Conner of Port Byron, IL, 29 grandchildren, a 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, a son, Rex Ridgeway and two son-in-laws, Stanley Boyce and John Hawbaker .


Funeral services will be held at 11 A.M. Tuesday March 18, 2014 at Pedrick Funeral Home, Keosauqua with Rev. Bill Shewmaker officiating. Visitation with family present will be 10-11 A.M. Tuesday prior to the service. Burial will be in Vernon Cemetery. Memorials to Vernon Cemetery may be left at the funeral home or mailed to the family at 24568 110th St., Anamosa, IA 52205