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Margaret Riddell

July 10, 1923 — April 2, 2018

Margaret Riddell, 94, of Pontiac, formerly of Eureka, passed away Monday (April 2, 2018) at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home, Peoria.

Margaret was born July 10, 1923, in Neosho County, Kansas to Joseph A. and Martha P. (Cook) Lowe. She married Glenn E. Riddell on December 28, 1941. He preceded her in death on April 19, 2012.

Margaret is survived by five children: Becky (Jeff) Steenrod, Peoria; Rachel (Tom) Blakeman, Pontiac; Robin (Bob) Rose, Havre de Grace, MD; Glenn (John Capizzi) Riddell, Larchmont, NY and Kent Riddell, King of Prussia, PA, and one sister, Minnie Hodges, Topeka, KS. her 5 precious grandchildren; great-grandchild also survive. She was preceded in death by her two brothers and three sisters.

Margaret was a member of Eureka Christian Church, and per her wishes, requested a private family grave-side service with Pastor Scott Woolridge officiating at Olio Township Cemetery, Eureka.

Her family would like to thank the staffs of Evenglow Lodge, Pontiac, and Richard L. Owens Hospice Home, Peoria, where memorials may be made or given to a charity of the donor's choice.

Private Service


Olio Twp
Eureka, IL

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