Bernice Ridulph, 85, of Rockford, passed away peacefully Saturday, August 17, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She was born September 23, 1933 to Mary and Ray Stanford. Originally from Tonica, IL, she and her family moved to DeKalb where she would later meet her husband Joe. At age 20, she began raising her family which became the focal point of her life. She loved vacationing and going on adventures with her kids and grandkids in their family van. She was always very involved in her family's activities and never missed an event. She also had a great love for all of the pets she had during her lifetime.
She will be sorely missed by her daughters, Cindy and Cher (Curt); and her two grandchildren, Zach (Liz) and Hayley. She was predeceased by her husband, Joe; and her sister, Joyce.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 in Honquest Family Funeral Home with Crematory - Mulford Chapel, 4311 N. Mulford Rd., Loves Park, with visitation from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Memorial contributions can be made to Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon, IL.