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Avink McCowen Secord Funeral Home Plainwell
Tuesday April 12th, 2022
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Funeral Service

Avink McCowen Secord Funeral Home Plainwell
Tuesday April 12th, 2022
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Gena Naomi Ridderman

On April 7, 2022 Gena Naomi Dines Ridderman was called to her Heavenly Home. 

She will always be remembered as a Powerful Prayer Warrior.  She also loved many people and shared the Good News of the Gospel with all she met. 

She will be greatly missed by her children Robert and Jeanne Ridderman, Valley and Weston Hofacker, Steven and Mary Ridderman, Laurel and Gregg Stoughton and Naomi Ridderman; her 12 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

In accordance with Gena’s wishes a public service will be held at Avink, McCowen & Secord, 120 S. Woodhams Street, Plainwell, MI 49080 on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, with a time for visiting beginning at 1:00 p.m. until the time of service at 2:00 p.m. with Kevin Brintnall officiating. Gena will be laid to rest with her husband Jack at Fort Custer National Cemetery during a private committal service.

While at www.amsfuneralhomes.com please take time to sign Gena’s guestbook and/or share a memory with her family.

The Ridderman family is being cared for by the Avink, McCowen & Secord Funeral Homes and Cremation Society, 120 South Woodhams Street, Plainwell, MI 49080. 269-685-5881.

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I was sorry to read of Gena's death. I always think of Jack and Gena as a great loving hardworking couple. May their memories bring a smile to your family.

Herb Ayres Apr 18 2022 8:54 AM

My sincere condolences Naomi.

Lori Ransbottom Apr 13 2022 9:04 AM

To the Ridderman family, Dan and I extend our deepest and most sincere sympathy to each and every one of you for the loss of your loved one. during this most difficult time.

Sandra and Dan Fleming Apr 12 2022 11:03 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Gena Ridderman

Dan and Sandy Fleming Apr 12 2022 10:59 PM

Our thoughts are with you all as you say goodbye to her earthly body. Our Father’s peace is our comfort in time of loss. We’re grateful that through her lineage I we know Jason Hofacker who is loved, appreciated and like a son.

Ron & Karen VanDenBerg Apr 12 2022 10:35 AM

Prayers to you as you say goodbye to your matriarch. My you feel Gods love surround you as you go through these next days

Barb bechtel Apr 12 2022 6:48 AM

To the Ridderman family: Our family was welcomed to Plainwell by Jack and Gina quite some time ago. There friendship has been treasured by us ever since. There love and kindness still settles in our hearts today. We thank you for sharing them with us. We pray that your hearts are held with care by our Lord Jesus. May there memories bring joy and peace as the years pass.

Tom, Deidre Roxann Vincent (Teenie💕) Niedoliwka Apr 11 2022 8:29 AM

May God wrap you in His loving arms as you grieve and remember your beloved Mama. Love, Kathy and Tom McWilliams

Kathy and Tom McWilliams Apr 11 2022 8:25 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Gena Ridderman

Kathy and Tom McWilliams Apr 11 2022 8:21 AM

Praying for your family as you grieve the loss of your loved one, who will be greatly missed. She is now in the arms of our loving God.

Jim and Peggy Steele Apr 11 2022 7:14 AM

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