Laverne Ridenour, 57, of Higginsville, died September 4th at the Lafayette Regional Medical Center  

She was born October 8, 1958 in North Kansas City, MO to Willard and Wanita (Romesburg) Ridenour.

Laverne was raised in Parkville. She lived in various group homes over the years, in Nevada and Pleasant Hill. But she spent most of her life in Higginsville. She lived on the Habilitation Center campus for many years and in an ISL home the past few years.

She is preceded in death by her parents and a brother, David.

She is survived by:  

Brothers:          Willard Ridenour        of Excelsior Springs
                       Bill Ridenour              of Wichita, KS
                       John Ridenour            of KC, MO 

Sisters:            Ida Davidson              of Dubois, WY
                       Mary Ann Olguin        of Albuquerque, NM
                       Christine Ridenour      of Albuquerque, NM

Funeral Services will be held Friday, September 9th at 3:00 pm at the Kaiser-Wiegers Funeral Home in Higginsville

She will be buried in the City Cemetery 

Memorials are suggested to the Parent Association at the Higginsville Habilitation Center

Condolences may be emailed to the family at: 

Kaiser-Wiegers Funeral Home