Arlene Ridlon

ARLENE T. RIDLON, 95 ROCKFORD - Arlene T. Ridlon, 95, of Rockford passed away Thursday, Oct. 4 2012, at Alpine Fireside Health Center. Born Sept. 28, 1917, in Freedom to Herman and Hattie Peterson. She married William Ridlon Jr., on April 4, 1936. Survived by daughter, Joyce (Tom) Walton of Roscoe; son-in-law, David Wartgow; daughter-in-law, Kay Ridlon; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and four great- great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her parents; husband, Bill; brother, Buddy; daughter, Phyllis Wartgow; son, Jack Ridlon; great- granddaughter, Kali Sell; and great-grandson, Mitchel Krause. A special thanks to Alpine Fireside staff for their loving care. Service at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Christenson Funeral Home & Crematory, 925 Third Ave., Rockford; friends may join the family from 10 a.m. to time of service. Interment in Scandinavian Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may me made to Carpenters Place. For more information, visit

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Christenson Funeral Home & Crematory - Rockford
925 3rd Ave  Rockford, IL 61104
(815) 965-1600

Published in Rockford Register Star from Oct. 7 to Oct. 8, 2012