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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Margaret Yvonne Ridenour (April 7, 2017)

Margaret Yvonne Ridenour of Versailles, Ohio, passed away on Friday morning, April 7, 2017, at the Versailles Health Care Center. Yvonne was born March 31, 1932, to the late Orville and Edna Crowell. She was married to the late Philip D. Ridenour on February 10, 1951. She is survived by their daughter Gretchen Ridenour Sahlin and son-in-law Monte Sahlin of Kettering, Ohio; granddaughter Najwa Jones and grandson-in-law Todd Jones of Washington Township, Ohio; two step-granddaughters and son-in-laws, Melissa and Gianluca Bruno of Landen, Ohio, and Stephanie and Santosh Jackson of Takoma Park, Maryland; three step-great grandsons and a step-great granddaughter. She is also survived by her cousins Doug and Pat Crowell, Ron and Arianne Henry, their daughters Madison and Gracie, Mary Jane and Nick Engler and family, Dane and Karen Crowell and family, and Joyce Crooks and family.

Yvonne worked at American Budget and owned Yvonne's Fashion Shop in Versailles. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and other organizations in the community. All her friends over the years gave her much enjoyment.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, April 15, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles. Services will follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, Rev. Robert Akins officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery in Versailles.

The family would like to thank the Hospice of Ohio and its crisis nursing team, as well as the nursing staff of the Versailles Health Care Center for their care of Yvonne. We would also like to thank a number of family friends who regularly visited Yvonne in the last year or so. In lieu of flowers, we would ask that a donation be made to the Hospice of Ohio.

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