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[SEPT. 18, 2006]
MOUNT PULASKI -- Aaron P. Riggs, 77, of
Mount Pulaski died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2006, at 7:05 a.m. at
Vonderlieth Living Center.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski.
His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Zion
Lutheran Church in Mount Pulaski, with the Rev. Mark
Burial will be in Mount Pulaski
Mr. Riggs was a retired trucker and grain
He was a veteran.
He was born May 12, 1929, in Delavan to Howard
and Ermel Kutz Riggs. He married Gertrude Maxheimer
in Mount Pulaski on Sept. 14, 1958.
He is survived by his wife, of Mount Pulaski;
three daughters, Jean (and Gary) Baumhardt of
Normal, Judith (and Charles) Noteboom of Hurst,
Texas, and Melanie Riggs and companion Clayton
George of Lincoln; two sisters, Virginia Casto of
Roseville, Mich., and Dorothy Haseley of Lincoln;
nine grandchildren, Alissa Simms, Matthew Baumhardt,
Cory Baumhardt, Jared Baumhardt, Austin Noteboom,
Lindsey Noteboom, Shane Noteboom, Conner Noteboom
and Chelsey George; and two great-grandchildren,
Joseph Ellis Simms and Madeleine Elise Simms.
One sister and one brother preceded him in death.
He was a member of Mount Pulaski Zion Lutheran
Church, a 50-year member of American Legion Post 447
and a 35-year member of the Midwest Truckers
Association of Illinois.
Memorials may be made to American Legion Post
447, Zion Lutheran Church of Mount Pulaski or the
American Cancer Society.
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