Hildegard Bertalott Ricks, 79, of Idaho Falls, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014, at her home.
Hildegard was born March 31, 1935, in Frankfurt, Germany.
She lived in Germany until she met and married Keith V. Ricks in April 1956. She left her home and family and moved to the United States with her husband. They raised their four sons, Dan, John, Rod and Russ, in Idaho Falls. She was a devoted wife, mother and homemaker.
Hildegard was much loved and will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her sons, Dan Ricks, John Ricks and Rod (LeNea) Ricks, all of Idaho Falls; grandchildren, Nick Olsen, Danica Ricks, Jessica Speirs, Nicole Ricks and Taylor Ricks; and three great-grandchildren with one on the way.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son, Russ Ricks; and three sisters.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 25, at Teton-Newdale Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.woodfuneralhome.com.