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Eileen C. Riggs, 83, of Lincoln, died
Sunday, March 15, 2009, at 6:30 p.m. at St. Clara's Manor.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home in Lincoln.Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Zion
Lutheran Church in Lincoln, with the Rev. Mark
Burial will be in New Union
Mrs. Riggs was a homemaker. She had also worked
in the office at Deaconess Hospital and at S.S.
Kresge Co. in Lincoln.
She was born Sept. 22, 1925, in Beason to Gustave
C. and Christine Budde Haseley. She married H. Earl
Riggs on March 28, 1948, in Lincoln. He preceded her
in death on April 2, 1987.
She is survived by two sons, Larry (and Jackie)
Riggs of Lincoln and Kevin (and Missy) Riggs of
Lincoln; one daughter, Joyce (and John) Hyde of
Springfield; six grandchildren; six
stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and 10
She was also preceded in death by one brother,
one sister and one stepgrandson.
She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church of Lincoln,
the church's Ladies Aid, Golden Heirs, Zion quilters
and various card clubs.
Memorials may be made to her church or to the
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