Karen Anne Ridge
Age 52, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 3, 2018, at Presence Mercy Medical Center, Aurora. Karen was born on September 12, 1965, in Springfield, IL, to the late Harry “Jack” and Geraldine (nee Berger) Ridge. She loved spending time with her grandchildren; they brought such joy to her life and always made her smile.
Karen is survived by her four loving children, Nicole Ridge, Ashley Ridge-Marsack, Jacob Ridge and Samantha (Shane) Spero-Giasson; her 11 beloved grandchildren; and numerous siblings also survive.
She was preceded by her parents and one brother, Kevin W. Ridge (2015).
A Memorial Gathering for Karen Anne Ridge will be held on Sunday, February 11, 2018, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., at the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black at Essington Rds., Joliet. Cremation rites have been accorded. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family would be appreciated. For more information, please call 815-741-5500 or visit her Memorial Tribute at www.fredcdames.com