Wilda Ridley, 87, of Stratford passed away peacefully in her sleep at Spruce Lodge and went to be with Jesus on Friday July 7, 2017
Cherished mother of Rosanne Eickmeyer (Richard), Sandy Herbison (Dave), George Ridley (Hilda), John Ridley, Helen Glaab (Paul), Harvey Ridley (Kathleen) and Gail Sarll (Warren). Dear grandmother of Carolyn (Bob), Janet (Rob), David, Teddy, Scott (Heather), Charity (Brian), Dan (Yvonne), Emily, Erin (Nathan), Jamie (Christine), Arlen, Toby (Summer), Christina (Michael), Becky (Andrew) and Benji (Vanessa). Loving great-grandmother of Paul, Justin, Sean; Payton, Bailee, Samantha; Malachi, Zachary, Abrianne; Logan, Quinn; Aviree; Samantha, Andy; Makenna and Caius. Wilda will be missed by her sisters Verna Barnett (Stan) and Maxine Pearson and sister-in-law Lois (Drake) Van Gerven.
She is predeceased by her parents Clifford Drake and Myrtle Drake, brother Albert Drake and brothers-in-law Grant Pearson and Allan Dunn.
The family would like to thank Dr. Cruz and Dr. Thompson as well as the kind and caring staff at Spruce Lodge.
Friends will be received at the James A. Rutherford Funeral Home, 156 Albert St., Stratford on Thursday July 13, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 p.m and on Friday from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. Interment at Avondale Cemetery. Memorial donations to Bethel Pentecostal Church, R.A.N. Network (Missions) or the Heart and Stroke Foundation may be made through the funeral home by calling 519-271-5062 or online at jarfh.com.