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Ritz Marie Rigney


Ritz Marie Rigney, 76 of Girard, passed away on Jan. 20, 2024 at her residence in Nilwood, surrounded by her family.

Ritz M. Rigney was born in Springfield, to Willard H. and Alice Mae Rigney on Dec. 13, 1947.

She attended Girard School District.

She was a stay at home mother that enjoyed cooking, crocheting, canning, quilting, gardening, working Jigsaw puzzles, bingo.

Rigney is survived by her daughters, Shelly (Duane) Cook of Nilwood, Lisa Damm Brown of Rushville, Donna Wise of Carlinville, Tammy (Mark) Frankford of Carlinville, Melissa (Brian) Zorger of Planfield; 16 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren; siblings, Ida Pierson of Auburn, Terry (Vicky) Rigney of Girard, Connie King of Springfield, Roger (Joan) Molohon of Girard, Joey and Duane Molohon of Girard and Debra (Lance) Hogan of Girard.

She is proceeded in death by her father, Willard Rigney; mother and step-father, Alice Molohon and Joseph Molohon; sisters, Diane Black, Barbara Verry and brother Steve Rigney.

A private Graveside service will be held at Girard City Cemetery on Friday Feb. 2, 2024 at 11 a.m., followed with a Celebration of Life at Girard Community Center.

Memorials may be made to Carlinville Food Pantry.

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Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Girard is in charge of arrangements.