Jody Ridgway


Jody Ridgway, 58, of Gregory, SD passed away Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at Avera Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls. Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 AM Friday, November 19, 2021 at Holy Family Catholic Church. Visitation will be from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM Thursday, November 18, 2021 at Will Funeral Chapel with a Rosary at 6:30 PM. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Grateful to have shared Jody’s life are her parents Ed and Sharon Ridgway of Mitchell. Sisters Lynn (Joe) Klein of Gregory, Cheryl (Larry) Dalldorf of Kimball, and Robin Ridgway of Mitchell. Brothers Chuck Ridgway of Sioux Falls, Clark Ridgway of Fargo, ND, and Jeff Ridgway of Mitchell. Others grateful to have been a part of Jody’s life are her sister-in-law Janell Ridgway of Mitchell. Her niece Erin (Tyler) Davis of Rapid City. Nephews Randy (Catherine) Klein of Gregory, Tony Klein of Gregory, Matt Klein of Sioux Falls, Tim Dalldorf of Pierre, Derek Ridgway of Brandon, and Jacob Ridgway of Vermillion. Also grateful are grandnieces Keeley Klein of Brookings, Morgan Klein of Marshall, MN, Kaydence Klein of Gregory, Bristol Davis of Rapid City, grandnephew Jacob Klein of Gregory, honorary grandnieces and nephews Hailie and AJ Lutt of Gregory, Angel Lee of Hong Kong, China, Thomas Miliam of Copenhagen, Denmark, and her kidney donor, Sanna Fast. And last but not least, her treasured Yorkie, Lilah Jane.

Jody was preceded in death by her younger brother Allen Ridgway, both her maternal and paternal grandparents, six aunts, four uncles, one cousin, and Daisy Mae, her beloved first dog.