Alma Ridgway 1911-2015


Alma Elizabeth Ingels Ridgway, 104, Clarkston, Wash., formerly of Holton, died Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at the Heritage Care Center in Clarkston.

She was born March 4, 1911, north of Netawaka on the Ingels homestead, the daughter of Henry and Sophia Kranz Ingels. She was raised in and around Jackson County.

Mrs. Ridgway and her family settled in Lakeview, Ore., in 1938 and 1939, then lived in Crescent City, Calif., in 1940 and 1941. She and her husband helped run B&R Lumber Company and lived in California until the 1970s, when she returned to Holton. She moved to Washington state to live with family until 2012, when she moved to the care center.

She was a member of Gasquet Bible Church in Gasquet, Calif.

She married Everett Edward Ridgway on Oct. 7, 1938, at Altu­ras, Calif. He died June 4, 1957. She also was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers, Dell Ingels, Elmer Ingels, Clyde Ingels, Earl Ingels and Harold Ingels; and two sisters, Rose Anderson and Elsie West.

Mrs. Ridgway was cremated. In­urnment will be held in Netawaka Cemetery. Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Holton is in charge of lo­cal arrangements.

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