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Dorothy Lucy Riddle 1931 - 2017

PAWNEE ROCK — Dorothy Lucy Riddle, 85, died April 16, 2017, at Cedar Village Long Term Care in Ness City. Born June 16, 1931, at Offerle, she was the daughter of William and Lucy (Demain) Wetzel. On Sept. 11, 1950, she married Clifford Barton Riddle at Woodward, Okla. He died Nov. 14, 2000. A Pawnee Rock resident since 1964, she was a cook for Larned State Hospital, St. Joseph Memorial Hospital and Harvest Inn, where she retired.
Survivors include three sons, Clifford “Butch” Riddle of Otis, Richard D. Riddle and his wife Rose of Silver Lake, and Donnie E. Riddle of Wellington; one sister, Carolyn Langley of Hugoton; one brother, Merlyn Wetzel of Wichita; five grandchildren, David Riddle, Laura Riddle, Cara St. Peter, Angla Waggoner and Naomi Appling; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Vernon Wetzel, Eugene Wetzel and Robert Wetzel and three sisters, Edith Larson, Velma Williamson and Erna Sanko.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Bryant Funeral Home with Pastor Luke Brown officiating. Burial will be in Pawnee Rock Cemetery. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., with the family receiving friends from 6-8 p.m. on Friday at Bryant Funeral Home. Memorials have been established with American Lung Association or American Heart Association, in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home*
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, Kansas 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, April 18, 2017