Wendell A. Riggs

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Wendell A. Riggs, M.D.

Died Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 at Creasy Springs Health Center. He had suffered from Alzheimer's disease for many years. Dr. Riggs was a long-time pediatrician with the Arnett Clinic in Lafayette and was instrumental in providing health services to children and adults. He started a public health clinic in 1988 to serve those needing medical care, and the Riggs Community Health Center was named in his honor in 2009. Dr. Riggs was also the former Tippecanoe County Health Officer. His marriage was to Eleanor Cox in Terre Haute and she survives. Please view the complete obituary at http://www.hippensteelfuneralservice.com

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Riggs Community Health Center or First Baptist Church of Lafayette. Hippensteel Funeral Home entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at:

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Hippensteel Funeral Home, Inc.
822 North Ninth Street Lafayette, IN 47904
(765) 742-7302
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Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Dec. 22, 2013
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