Marjorie L. Ridenour

August 29, 2012

Marjorie L. Ridenour 88, longtime Clinton County resident, died at 7:05 a.m. August 29, 2012 at Milner Community Health Care in Rossville. Born January 25, 1924 in Michigantown, IN, to the late William B. & Anna L. (Walker) Reed. She married Garland Edward Ridenour on April 22, 1944 in Camp Campbell, KY and he preceded her in death on October 9, 1999. Mrs. Ridenour was a 1942 graduate of Michigantown High School then in 1945 she graduated from the Methodist Hospital School of Nursing. She was a registered nurse, working for Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Clinton County Hospital and Dr. Frederick Flora in Frankfort, Clinton Central Schools, Broward County Hospital, Fort Lauderdale FL and St. Joseph Hospital in Kokomo. Mrs. Ridenour was a member of the Hopewell United Methodist Church, Beard Friendship Club, RN Club of Frankfort and Volunteer Angels in Burlington, IN.

Visitation and Services

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, September 1, 2012 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will begin at Noon until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Whiteman Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Hopewell United Methodist Church.

Survived by:

4 Sons: Steven M. (Marcella) Ridenour of Philadelphia, PA, Douglas R. (Phyllis) Ridenour of Michigantown, IN, N. Craig (Barbara) Ridenour of Los Angeles, CA and Edward A. (Patty) Ridenour of Frankfort, IN 2 Brothers: John David (Susan) Reed MD of Fort Wayne, IN and Phil (Janet) Reed of Elkhart, IN 8 Grandchildren: Bryan (Michelle) Ridenour, Kevin Ridenour and Darrin Ridenour, Cindy Morton, Amos (Yuliya) Ridenour, Mary (Alex) Zamparini, Jesse (Veronica) Ridenour, Bryant (Crystal) Ridenour 8 Great Grandchildren

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by her husband.


9 Condolences for “Marjorie L. Ridenour”

  1. Elaine Moon August 31, 2012 at 11:55 am

    I worked with “Flossie” for many years at Clinton County Hospital. I was a young nurse then and she taught me so much. I have many happy memories of our times together. We used to have a good time at work, and she always had stories to make everyone laugh. I remember the days before the hospital was aired conditioned….I can still see Marge sitting at the desk charting with her feet in a pan of ice water!!! The stories she told of working in the Dr.`s offices were priceless! She was a wonderful lady!!

  2. Barbara Wilkin Julien August 31, 2012 at 3:07 pm

    So sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing.

  3. Carol and Connie Coleman August 31, 2012 at 4:17 pm

    Ed and Patty, so sorry to see this obituary. Marjorie was CC’s nurse when I started as an Aide at Forest. She worried about all the elementary’s old furnaces every winter; our’s ran 24 hours a day never shutting off when it was bitter cold…and we were all cold anyway. Ladies and girls could not wear slacks then…1967.
    Our condolences. Carol and Connie

  4. Jane Sheets August 31, 2012 at 6:52 pm

    Tom and I are very sorry to learn of your loss. We both have fond memories of your mother and father. I admire people who were able to raise FOUR sons. (and still be sane) Your mother was a hard worker always taking care of others. Hopefully you guys will get together and share fond memories of your parents and growing up together in Clinton County.
    Fondly, Tom and Jane Sheets

  5. Tina Sloan Green September 2, 2012 at 7:08 am

    Steve/Marcie and family:
    So sorry to read about your loss. Please accept my expression of sorrow yet comfort during this reflective time.
    Very sincerely,
    Tina Sloan Green

  6. Diane Kradel September 2, 2012 at 1:41 pm

    Steve, I am so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. She must have been a wonderful person, having raised such a terrific son. Prayers to your family.

  7. Marilyn Nutter September 2, 2012 at 2:22 pm

    I want you to know that your mother inspired me to go to Methodist Nursing School. She was warm and wonderful and a role model for me.
    I send you all hugs and loving memories.
    Marilyn (Hopp) Nutter (Athens, Georgia)

  8. Sarah Fraley September 7, 2012 at 1:27 pm

    Heartfelt condolences to you and your family.
    With love and sympathy,

  9. Sarah Fraley September 8, 2012 at 9:39 am

    Heartfelt condolences to you and your family.
    With love and sympathy,

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