LUCILLE RIDGWAY

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Lucille Ridgway passed away April 16, 2015, in Tucson, AZ, where she had lived since 2011. She was born July 7, 1930, in Fairfield, NE, to Ed and Leta Schliep. After graduating from Fairfield High School, Lucille attended Doane College in Crete,where she met Howard Hansen. The two were married in 1950, and resided in Fairfield and Hastings. She is survived by their children, Susan McCue and husband, Mark of Tucson; Bruce Hansen and wife, Lonna of Tulsa, OK; Sally Kellogg and husband, Mike of Boston, MA. Lucille later married Berl Ridgway and the couple lived in Hastings until his death in 1988. Lucille worked as a grade school teacher and later assisted her son in his sporting goods businesses in Arkansas, where she lived in Hot Springs Village for several years. Lucille enjoyed knitting, needlepointing, bridge, reading and tennis. She lived in the Riverside Lodge Retirement  Community of Grand Island, before moving to Tucson. Lucille was a faithful member of the Presbyterian Church throughout her life. Also  eft to cherish Lucille’s memory and her life’s greatest joy are grandchildren Ben Hansen and his wife, Kristin, with their children Turner and Reed; Brandon Hansen and his wife, Kristi, with their children, Mia, Macy, Max and Miles; Andrew Kellogg and Morgan Kellogg. Lucille was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Clarence “Art” Schliep and Dana Schliep. A memorial service honoring Lucille’s life will be held this summer in Fairfield. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Community Presbyterian Church, 601 N D St., Fairfield, NE 68938. To express condolences to the family, visit the online guestbook at www.VistosoFH. com.

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