ASHTABULA – Deborah Lea Ridenour, 65, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2018 at ACMC.
She was born June 11, 1952 in Conneaut and was the daughter of William and Joyce (Yates) Murkens and had been an area resident most of her life.
Prior to her retirement in 2016, she worked 20 years at CSP in Conneaut and previously at Carington Park.
Deborah loved BINGO, Pepsi, and the Cleveland Indians. In fact, other than cheering for the Steelers, she was a fan of all Cleveland sports. A member of the Conneaut Eagles, she also liked country music and loved to follow the Conneaut band, Slingshot. Deb dearly loved her family and especially her grandchildren, all of whom will miss her terribly.
She is survived by her sons, Edward, Bruce (Bonnie), and Kenneth (Tina) Ridenour; son-in-law, Shawn Shreves; grandchildren, Laurel, Janelle, Shawn, Colten, Jason, Erin, Stephenie, Stephen, Kenna, Briana, Paul, Parker, Paxton, Ian, MaHalie and Amyah; sisters, Pam (Ed) Bihlajama and Brenda Wheeler; a brother, David Murkens; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Paula (Ridenour) Shreves; brother, Carlos King; the father of her children, Leroy Ridenour; and her parents.
Visitation will be from 11AM to 12 Noon with a service to follow at 12 Noon on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at the ZABACK-WILLIAMS-DUCRO FUNERAL HOME, 500 w. Prospect Rd., Ashtabula. Pastor Bill McMinn of Eagleville Bible Church will officiate.