Nelda "Ruth" Riddle Obituary

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Nelda "Ruth" Gallas Riddle

July 5, 1939 - March 20, 2014
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Nelda Ruth Gallas Riddle, of Miles, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014 in San Angelo, due to respiratory complications.She was born July 5, 1939 to Emil and Louise (Kiesling)Gallas. Nelda graduated from Central High School and then married Thomas Henry Riddle on June 7, 1958. They shared a wonderful 50 years together until Tom's death in 2008. She is survived by her daughter Starla and husband James Matthiesen. Their children and grandchildren: Joe and Lacy Matthiesen, Harlee, Jacey and arriving soon Grace; Jamie and Justin Strube, Evan, Cade, and Paige; Leslie and Nathan Glass, Emily and Sophie; Brad and Angie...
Nelda Ruth Gallas Riddle, of Miles, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014 in San Angelo, due to respiratory complications.She was born July 5, 1939 to Emil and Louise (Kiesling)Gallas. Nelda graduated from Central High School and then married Thomas Henry Riddle on June 7, 1958.

They shared a wonderful 50 years together until Tom's death in 2008.

She is survived by her daughter Starla and husband James Matthiesen. Their children and grandchildren: Joe and Lacy Matthiesen, Harlee, Jacey and arriving soon Grace; Jamie and Justin Strube, Evan, Cade, and Paige; Leslie and Nathan Glass, Emily and Sophie; Brad and Angie Matthiesen, Makaila, Maddox, and Damien; and Rev. Samuel Matthiesen.

Daughter, Marla and husband, Russell Sanders; their daughter Kelsie.

Son, Thomas Clay Riddle and wife Stacie, their children and grandchildren: Megan and Derek Doss, Kyleigh, Heidi Adlen(Nelda spelled backwards), and Lance; Seth, Miranda and Sloan.

Sisters, Amy Dickson, and Lenora Reid, brothers, Melvin and Leroy Gallas, brother-in-law Alvin Riddle, and sisters –in-law Phyllis and Maxine Riddle.Numerous nieces and nephews and loving extended family and friends.


She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, father and mother-in-law Lloyd and Vera Riddle, brother and sister-in-law Clinton and Helen Gallas of Ohio, and sisters Mary Gallas, and Edna Marie Rice, sister and brother-in-law Ellen and Glyn Elkins, sisters –in- laws Helen Gallas and Jessie Gallas and brothers-in-law, Gene Dickson and Gerald Reid. Tom's brothers, James and Carl Riddle and sister-in-law Iris Riddle and great granddaughter Dylan Rose Matthiesen.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be held at 9AM Monday, March 24, 2014 at Immanuel Baptist Church. Funeral service will be held at 11AM Monday, March 24, 2014 at Johnson's Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Miles Cemetery.

Family and friends may sign the online register book at www.johnsons-funeralhome.com.

"Your sweet family will be in our thoughts and prayers. I know my mother (Marilyn Ramsey) thought so much of this sweet cousin, and I know she will be dearly..." Allison Durst (Ramsey) (Fredericksburg, TX)

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