Sheila Mae (Curtis) Ridgeway, 76 of Dubuque, and formerly of Dyersville, passed away Thursday, July 31, 2019, at Stonehill Care Center, Dubuque, Iowa.

Visitation will be held from 9-11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9 2019, at St. Francis Xavier Basilica in Dyersville with burial in the church cemetery. The Rev. Dennis Quint will officiate.

Sheila was born Jan. 23, 1943 in Dubuque, the daughter of Paul and Elvera (Hoeger) Curtis. She married and later divorced Richard Little. Sheila was an in-home caregiver in both Dubuque and later, Dyersville. She married Robert Ridgeway in Dubuque, and moved to Dyersville where they managed the Super 8. She was an avid BINGO player.

Later Sheila married Robert Ridgeway Dec. 10, 1980 in Dubuque. He recently preceded her in death May 16, 2019.

Survivors include her children: Jeff (Tracy) Little, of Dubuque, Jody (Nicki) Little, of Las Vegas, Nev.; step-children: Jackie Jay, of Holt, Fla., Carol (Mark) Cooper, of Sevierville, Tenn., Norma Jean Muntz, of Guttenberg, Rob (Mary) Ridgeway Jr., of Dubuque;

four grandchildren: Heather, Brandon, Kaetlyn and Zachary Little; siblings: Diane Courtney (friend, Tim O’Mara), Alan (Mary Kay) Curtis and Yvonne Younes, all of Dubuque, Gene (Julie) Curtis of Marion; 19 step-grandchildren and nine step-greatgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Richard Little; second husband, Robert Ridgeway; a sister, Barbara (Ed) Kirner; and a brother-in-law: Karl (Maggie) Hoffman.

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