Robert Ridgeway
Wednesday
22
May

Visitation

9:00 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Kramer Funeral Home - D
750 12th Ave. SW
Dyersville, Iowa, United States
(563)875-7121
Wednesday
22
May

Memorial Service

11:00 am - 11:45 am
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Kramer Funeral Home - D
750 12th Ave. SW
Dyersville, Iowa, United States
(563)875-7121
Wednesday
22
May

Burial

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
St. Francis Cemetery , Dyersville
8th St. NW
Dyersville, Iowa, United States

Military Honors at Graveside

Military Honors will be accorded by American Legion Post 137.

Obituary of Robert Wallace Ridgeway

DUBUQUE, IOWA

 

Robert W. Ridgeway, 75, of Dubuque, passed away Thursday May 16, 2019, at UnityPoint Finley in Dubuque.

 

Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at Kramer Funeral Home in Dyersville. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 22, 2019 with burial at St., Francis Xavier Cemetery where military honors will be accorded by Legion Post 137.

 

Robert was born February 6, 1944, in Pascagoula, Mississippi the son of Wallace and Gladys (Faust) Ridgeway. He served in the navy 1962-1964.  He married Sheila Curtis Little on December 10, 1980, in Dyersville, Iowa.  He was a mechanic on the heavy equipment used by road and bridge construction crews and he ran the Dyersville Super 8 Hotel for five years.  His favorite hobby was building model trucks, including working RC pulling tractors.

 

Robert is survived by his wife, Sheila, his children Jackie Jay of Holt, FL, Carol (Mark) Cooper of Sevierville, TN, Norma Jean (Casey) Muntz of Guttenberg, IA, and Rob (Mary) Ridgeway, Jr. of Dubuque, IA, and step sons Jeff (Tracy) Little of Dubuque, and Jody (Nicki) Little of Las Vegas, NV, 23 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; and in-laws: Gene (Julie) Curtis of Marion, IA, Diane Courtney, Alan (Mary Kay) Curtis and Yvonne Younes, all of Dubuque.

 

Robert was preceded in death by his parents, and his brother Karl (Maggie) Hoffman, his parents-in-law, Paul and Vera Curtis, and a sister-in-law, Barbara (Ed) Kirner.

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