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Evelyn L. Ricketts


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Evelyn L. Ricketts Obituary
Evelyn L. Ricketts, 93, of Quincy, formerly of Monmouth, Ill., died at 3 p.m. Friday, June 8, 2018, at the Good Samaritan Home in Quincy.

She was born Saturday Aug. 30, 1924, the daughter of Edward and Edna (Custer) Hilsenhoff. She married John W. Ricketts on Feb. 3, 1946, in Monmouth. He preceded her in death on Aug. 26, 2013.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed reading, sewing and traveling. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Monmouth. She and her husband spent 25 years wintering in Lakeland, Fla.

Surviving are one daughter, Lynn (Roger) Hill of Quincy; one son, Gerald Bruce (Michelle) Ricketts of Pacific, Mo.; five grandchildren, Greg (Lisa) Hill of Rockford, Mich., Kevin (Angie) Hill of Champaign, Ill., Rebecca (Justin) Spencer of Pacific, Mo., Todd Cooper of Pacific, Mo., and Mathew Cooper of Des Moines, Iowa; seven great-grandchildren, along with nieces and nephews.

SERVICES: 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 13, at the Wise Family Funeral Home, Roseville, Ill. Burial will be in Monmouth Cemetery, Monmouth, Ill.

VISITATION: 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.

MEMORIALS: Good Samaritan Home of Quincy.

ARRANGEMENTS: Wise Family Funeral Home Roseville

WEBSITE: wisefamilyfuneralhome.com.

Condolences may be expressed online at whig.com.
Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from June 10 to June 12, 2018
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