Bernice V. Riddle


Bernice V. Riddle, 95, passed away Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, at Heritage Square in Dixon after a long courageous battle with sarcoma cancer. 

Bernice was born Sept. 24, 1924, in Milledgeville, the daughter of Reynold (Rex) and Ola (Bellows) Woodin.  She graduated from Polo Community High School and married Arthur Riddle on July 17, 1945. Arthur preceded her in death on Jan. 17, 1993.

She was a devoted wife, mother and homemaker raising three daughters and providing a loving home for her family. Bernice enjoyed hosting family gatherings for holidays, birthdays and for visiting family members with picnics, dinners and enjoying family time together.  

She is survived by her daughters Marcia Riddle of Polo, Diana (Daniel) Glick of Milledgeville and Anita (James) Elsner of Rockford; granddaughters Lisa Elsner of Freeport and Grace Elsner of Rockford; brothers Harold (Lucille) Woodin of Polo, Archie Woodin of Milledgeville, Paul (Shirley) Woodin of Milan; many Nieces and Nephews

Bernice was preceded in death by sisters and brother-in-laws Ardella (Edward) Ennis, Geneva (Herman)Vicars and Beverly (Jerome) Brown; brothers Gerald and Duane Woodin; sisters-in-law Ethel (Gerald) Woodin and Bernadine (Archie) Woodin

Private graveside services will be held Thursday Sept. 10, 2020 at Fairmount Cemetery in Polo.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Heritage Square in Dixon or Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon in name.

Arrangements are being handled by Polo Family Funeral Home

To send condolences please visit www.polofamilyfuneralhome.com

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