Stanley J. "Stan" Ringger
Gridley- Stanley J. "Stan" Ringger, 53, of Gridley, IL
passed away at 7:13 pm on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at his
residence surrounded by his family after a courageous 2 year battle
with a brain tumor.
He was born on January 29, 1960 in Bloomington, IL a son of Fred
and Mary Leman Ringger. He married Colleen Hodel on June 27,
1982 in Gridley, IL. She survives.
Also surviving are his parents of Hudson, three children, Jamin
(Whitney) Ringger of Gridley, IL; Jenn (Seth) Campbell of El Paso,
IL; LeaAnn Ringger of Gridley, IL; two grandchildren, Truett
Campbell and Abrie Ringger; and three brothers, Steve (Donna)
Ringger of Lexington, IL; Scott (Becky) Ringger of Gridley, IL;
Brent Ringger of Gridley, IL.
He was preceded in death by his
Stan was a co-owner of Gridley Meats with his
brothers for 12 years. He was a fourth generation hog and
grain farmer. He also enjoyed taking cruises and spending time with
He was a member of the Gridley Apostolic Christian
Church where he served as a Sunday school teacher and a church
trustee. He served on the Gridley Fire District board for
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February
27, 2013 at 10:00 am at the Gridley Apostolic Christian
Church. Church ministers will officiate. Visitation
will be held on Tuesday evening from 3-8 pm at the Ruestman-Harris
Funeral Home in El Paso and from 9-9:45 am before the service at
the church. Burial will be in the Gridley Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Gridley
Fire Department or the Gridley Apostolic Christian Church Building
Fund. Online condolences may be sent to the family at
We are thankful that Stan's earthly battle is over
and take comfort in knowing he is in a better place with no more
pain and suffering.
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