Audrey L. Ridenour, 91

Audrey L. Ridenour, 91, of Wabash, died at 3:53 a.m., Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at Parkview Wabash Hospital. 

She was born Sept. 30, 1924, in Wabash, to Hugh and Clara (Dawson) Tate.

Audrey was a Wabash High School graduate.  She married Gordon Ridenour at the St. Matthews United Church of Christ in Wabash on Sept. 3, 1960. 

She retired from Honeywell/Markhon in Wabash in 1993 after 50 years.  She was a member of St. Matthews United Church of Christ and the Wabash American Legion Auxiliary.

She enjoyed flower gardening, crocheting, reading, and her cat "Girl". 

She is survived by her husband, Gordon Ridenour, and her niece, Patty Hobbs, both of Wabash; two great-nieces, and a great-nephew. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, and her sister, Mary Ostendorf.

As per Audrey's request there will be no services.  Burial will be in Friends Cemetery in Wabash.  Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.

Preferred memorial is Gordon and Audrey Ridenour First Responders Endowment c/o the Community Foundation of Wabash County, 218 E. Main Street, North Manchester, Indiana 46962.

The memorial guest book for Audrey may be signed at


Posted on 2016 May 24