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Obituary of Kathryn E. "Polly" Ridley
"The funeral for Kathryn E. Ridley, 90, Twin Valley, MN., formerly Moorhead, will be at 3:30 Sunday in Korsmo Funeral Chapel, Moorhead, with burial in Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Fargo.She died Thursday.
Kathryn E. Hastings, known as Polly, was born March 16, 1900, in Oberon, N.D., where she grew up and graduated from high school.She moved with her family to Rockford, ILL.She returned to Fargo and married Paul Ridley, Jan 31, 1918.They lived in Minot, N.D., before returning to Fargo in 1932.They moved to Moorhead in 1950.They owned and operated Ridley's Office Equipment, Moorhead, from 1939 until they sold it in 1965.He died in 1970.She had been a resident of Lutheran Memorial Home.
She is survived by a daughter, Marcene (Mrs. Kenneth) Pfiffner, Minot; two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren."
It is reported that Polly gave up her Congregational church to join the Catholic Church when she married Paul Ridley, a Catholic