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Hilda Pauline Ridsdale

Female 1913 - 2015  (101 years)


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  • Name Hilda Pauline Ridsdale 
    Born 22 Oct 1913  Sciota Township, Shiawassee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    1920 Census 3 Jan 1920  Ovid, Clinton County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • ED 19, sheet 3B
      Rigdale, Austin     Head  M  W  29        Md   MI  Canada  MI   Laborer - Milk Factory
      ---, Irene                Wife   F  W  29        Md   MI  MI         MI
      ---, George             Son  M  W    8        S      MI  MI         MI
      ---, Hilda                Dau   F  W    6        S      MI  MI         MI
      ---, Basil                Son  M  W    5         S      MI  MI         MI
      ---, Raymon           Son  M  W    2 6/12  S      MI  MI         MI
      ---, Grace               Dau  F  W       0/12  S      MI  MI         MI
    1930 Census 7 Apr 1930  Middlebury Township, Shiawassee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • ED 9, sheet 2B
      Ridsdale, Austin       Head  M  W  36  Md  18    MI   Canada  MI    Farmer - Farmer - Gen Farm
      ---, Helen L                Wife  F  W  36   Md  27   OH  OH         OH
      ---, Hilda P                 Dau  F  W  16    S          MI    MI         MI
      ---, Basil                    Son  M  W  15    S          MI    MI         MI
      ---, Raymond B          Son  M  W  12    S          MI    MI         MI
      ---, Grace E.              Dau   F  W  10    S          MI    MI         MI
      Parker, Asia    Hired Man?  M  W  17   S          MI    MI         MI   Laborer - Gen Farm
    1940 Census 10 Apr 1940  Ovid, Clinton County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • ED 19-18, sheet 4A
      215 E Front
      Kennedy, Kenneth     Head  M  W  30  Md   Michigan   1935: Same place   Cheese maker - Creamery Co.
      ---, Hilda                    Wife   F  W  26  Md   Michigan            "
      ---, Richard Lee          Son   M  W    5  S     Michigan            "
    Residence Jun 1995  Ovid, Clinton County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 7 Jul 2015  Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Obituary Aft 7 Jul 2015 
    • Hilda, 101, passed away on July 7, 2015. She was born in Sciota Twp., MI, the daughter of Austin and Irene (Decker) Ridsdale.

      She graduated from Ovid High School in the Class of 1933. Hilda married Kenneth Kennedy on August 27, 1933 in Ovid and he preceded her in death on August 17, 1977.

      She worked at Universal Electric in Owosso for 20 years.

      Surviving are daughter-in-law, Marilyn Kennedy of Dewitt, three grandsons, Lynn (Georgette) Kennedy of Ovid, Keith (Deborah) Kennedy of Flowery Branch, GA., Lee (Harriett) Kennedy of Lansing, four great grandchildren, Lynn Kennedy Jr. of Grand Rapids, Brad Bierschbach of Ovid, Christopher (Terri) Kennedy of Flowery Branch, GA., and Michelle (Aaron) Vinyard of Virginia, six great-great grandchildren, four nephews, Felix (Connie) Ridsdale, Gary (Sue) Whitesell and Garth Whitesell of Owosso and Kenneth (Sharon) Ridsdale of Maine.

      In addition to her parents and husband, Hilda was preceded in death by her son, Richard Kennedy, grandson, Jimmy Kennedy, three brothers, Basil, George and Raymond Ridsdale and sister, Grace Whitesell.

      Funeral Services were held Friday, July 10 at the Houghton Chapel of Osgood Funeral Homes in Ovid; burial followed at Maple Grove Cemetery.

      Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice

      Osgood Funeral Home
    Obituary 9 Jul 2015  Owosso, Shiawassee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Argus-Press 
    • Hilda P. Kennedy, Age 101, of Ovid, passed away July 7, 2015.

      She was born Oct. 22, 1913, in Sciota Township, the daughter of Austin and Irene (Decker) Ridsdale. She graduated from Ovid High School in the class of 1933. Hilda married Kenneth Kennedy Aug. 27, 1933, in Ovid and he preceded her in death Aug. 17, 1977. She worked at Universal Electric in Owosso for 20 years.

      Surviving are daughter-in-law Marilyn Kennedy of DeWitt; grandsons Lynn (Georgette) Kennedy of Ovid, Keith (Deborah) Kennedy of Flowery Branch, Georgia and Lee (Harriett) Kennedy of Lansing; great-grandchildren Lynn Kennedy Jr. of Grand Rapids, Brad Bierschbach of Ovid, Christopher (Terri) Kennedy of Flowery Branch and Michelle (Aaron) Vinyard of Virginia; six great-great-grandchildren; and nephews Felix (Connie) Ridsdale, Gary (Sue) Whitesell and Garth Whitesell of Owosso, and Kenneth (Sharon) Ridsdale of Maine.

      In addition to her husband, Hilda was preceded in death by her son Richard Kennedy; grandson Jimmy Kennedy; brothers Basil, George and Raymond Ridsdale; and sister Grace Whitesell.

      Funeral services will be Friday, July 10, at 11 a.m. at the Houghton Chapel of Osgood Funeral Homes in Ovid, with burial following at Maple Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends today, July 9, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

      Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

      The family is being served by the Osgood Funeral Homes.
    Buried 10 Jul 2015  Maple Grove Cemetery, Ovid, Clinton County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5899  Ridsdale Families
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2015 

    Father Austin Ridsdale,   b. 11 Apr 1893, Owosso, Shiawassee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1960, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Irene Decker,   b. 27 Nov 1893, Sickles, Gratiot County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1920, Ovid, Clinton County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Married 20 Nov 1911  Ithaca, Gratiot County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Name:      Austin Ridsdale
      Race (Original):     
      Age (Expanded):      18 years
      Birth Year:      1893
      Birthplace:      Owosso
      Residence: Bannister
      Father's Name:      Geo. Ridsdale
      Mother's Name:      Dora Austin
      Marital Status:      Single
      Previous Wife's Name: None     

      Spouse's Name:      Irene Decker
      Spouse's Race (Original):     
      Spouse's Age (Expanded):      18 years
      Spouse's Birth Year:      1893
      Spouse's Birthplace:      Sickles
      Spouse's Residence: Bannister
      Spouse's Father's Name:      Wm. Decker
      Spouse's Mother's Name:      F. Bensinger
      Spouse's Marital Status:      Single
      Spouse's Previous Husband's Name: None

      Event Date:      20 Nov 1911
      Event Place:      Ithaca, Gratiot, Michigan     
      GS Film number:      2342693
      Frame Number:     
      Digital Folder Number:      4209154
      Image Number:      60
      Reference ID:      v 2 p 607 rn 2415

      Citing this Record:
      "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N3KL-82L : accessed 28 September 2015), Austin Ridsdale and Irene Decker, 20 Nov 1911; citing Ithaca, Gratiot, Michigan, v 2 p 607 rn 2415, Department of Vital Records, Lansing; FHL microfilm 2,342,693.
    Family ID F4546  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Kenneth Victor Kennedy,   b. 7 Nov 1909, ____, Gratiot County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1977, Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 27 Aug 1933  Ovid, Clinton County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ancestry.com. Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952
      Name:       Mr Kenneth Victor Kennedy
      Gender:       Male
      Race:       White
      Birth Year:       abt 1910
      Birth Place:       Gratiot County, Michigan
      Marriage Date:       27 Aug 1933
      Marriage Place:       Ovid, Clinton, Michigan, USA
      License County:       Clinton
      Age:       23
      Residence Place:       Ovid, Michigan
      Father:       Henry Kennedy
      Mother:       Fannie Strong
      Spouse:       Hilda Pauline Ridsdale
      Spouse Gender:       Female
      Spouse Race:       White
      Spouse Age:       19
      Spouse Birth Place:       Shiawassee County, Michigan
      Spouse Residence Place:       Ovid, Michigan
      Spouse Father:       Austin Ridsdale
      Spouse Mother:       Irene Decker
      County File Number:       9489
      State File Number:       19 1361
      Film:       37
      Film Title:       19-Clinton-30-3250
      Film Description:       Clinton (1926 - 1944)
    Children 
     1. Richard Lee Kennedy,   b. 10 May 1934, Ovid, Clinton County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1985, Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2015 
    Family ID F2259  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Oct 1913 - Sciota Township, Shiawassee County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1920 Census - 3 Jan 1920 - Ovid, Clinton County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1930 Census - 7 Apr 1930 - Middlebury Township, Shiawassee County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Aug 1933 - Ovid, Clinton County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1940 Census - 10 Apr 1940 - Ovid, Clinton County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jun 1995 - Ovid, Clinton County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Jul 2015 - Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - Argus-Press - 9 Jul 2015 - Owosso, Shiawassee County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 10 Jul 2015 - Maple Grove Cemetery, Ovid, Clinton County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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