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Fred Ringger

January 30, 1934 — February 5, 2018

Fred Dale Ringger, 84, of Hudson, IL passed away at 11:55p.m. on Monday, February 5,2018 at Meadows Mennonite Home in rural Chenoa.
He was born on January 30, 1934 in Gridley Twp, IL a son of Bernhardt and Leah Welk Ringger. He married Mary E. Leman on December 31, 1958 in Roanoke, IL. She passed away on December 25, 2015.
Survivors include three sons, Steve(Donna) Ringger of Gridley, IL; Scott(Becky) Ringger of Westfield, IN; Brent Ringger of Gridley, IL; daughter-in-law, Colleen Ringger of Gridley; nine grandchildren; Becky(Philip) Romersberger; Kate(Scott) Levy; Emily(Adam) Wherry; Sarah(Andy) Hermes; Jamin(Whitney) Ringger; Jenn(Seth) Campbell; LeaAnn(Galen) Huette; Keith(Erica) Ringger; Hailey(Kevin) Martin; 21 great grandchildren; two brothers, Edwin(Pat) Ringger of Roanoke; Raymond Ringger of Chenoa; two sisters, Lillian Ringger of Gridley; Betty Herrmann of Princeville.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Stan Ringger, one brother, Alvin Ringger and one sister, Viola Ringger.
Fred took over the family farm south of Gridley and produced grain and raised hogs until his retirement, leaving a legacy for future generations of farmers. He enjoyed boating and fishing and had a love for wildlife and the outdoors. His work ethic and love for the outdoors will live on through his family.
Fred was a member of the Gridley Apostolic Christian Church where funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 10, 2018. Church ministers will officiate. Visitation will be held from 4-7p.m. on Friday, February 9, 2018 at the Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso and also from 9-9:45a.m. on Saturday before the services at the church. Burial will be in the Gridley Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Gridley Apostolic Christian Church. Online condolences may be sent to the family at


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