Madonna Rose (Riley) Rickey (82) of Findlay

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Published on August 31 2014 8:04 pm

Madonna Rose (Riley) Rickey 82 of Findlay, IL. passed away at 2:48 PM Thursday August 28, 2014 in her home surrounded by her family.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 2 at 1pm at Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Findlay. Pastor Dennis Killman will officiate. Visitation will be from 11am Tuesday until service time. Memorials to the family.

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Madonna was born August 28, 1932 in Moultrie County, IL the daughter of Charles and Viola Walton Riley. She married Ronald “Doc” Rickey on Dec. 22, 1956 in Findlay, IL and he passed away on May 22, 1998. Madonna was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Findlay. Formerly, she worked at Brown Shoe Factory in Mattoon, IL, as a waitress in the House that Jack Built restaurant in Findlay and she delivered the Decatur Herald in Findlay.

Surviving are her children: Gary (Janon) Park of Findlay, Brenda (Michael) Malcom of Findlay, Rhonda (Gary) Fairbanks of Shelbyville and Shannon (Daren) Summers of Findlay; grandchildren: Tonya Roley, Travis (Jill) Park, Ronald Joseph McKittrick, Jessica (Ben) Edwards, Courtney Fairbanks, Jimmy (Constance) Rickey, Ashleah (Greg) Brownlee; 25 great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; brothers: James Riley of Findlay and Edward (Vickie) Riley of Sullivan  and her faithful dog Patches.

She was preceded in death by her husband “Doc”, parents, granddaughter Lutisha Decker. great grandson Heath Roley, sister Barbara Gregory, brother Willard “Bud” Riley and sister in-law Irene Riley.