Geneva Elizabeth “Gene” Agazzi Ridgway
Geneva Elizabeth “Gene” Agazzi Ridgway, 94, of
died Sunday, November 15,
2009 at the Clark County Nursing Home,
She was born on April 21,
1915 in Numa,
Iowa the daughter of Fred and Mary Canalle
Agazzi. In 1934 she was united in
marriage to Kasson B. “Kay” Ridgway in Joliet,
IL. He preceded her in
Geneva has resided in Kahoka
for the last 13 years moving from Phoenix,
AZ in 1996.
She was retired from the Weber Dairy in
Joliet, IL in
She was a member of the Peaksville Christian Church, Eastern Star of
Illinois, Marguerite Chapter 187.
Geneva had volunteered over
five thousand hours for the Salvation Army.
She is survived by two sisters, Ruth A. Sebben of
and Louise “Mary” Webster of
Waukegan, IL, numerous nieces and
She was also preceded in death by her parents, one son, Robert, four
brothers and two sisters.
Memorial services will be held 11
a.m., Saturday, at the Peaksville Christian Church in
MO with Pastor Shawn McAfee officiating. Burial will be in the
Joliet, IL at
a later date.
There will be no visitation.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Peaksville Christian
Church or the Sever Memorial Library.
Online condolences may be made to the family at