Madeline J. "Mama Maddie" Riedy, age 63, of Vickery, died Sunday morning, Nov. 24, 2013, in her residence after a brief illness.
She was born Oct. 6, 1950, in Fremont. She loved to cook and spend time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her life partner of 33 years, Robert Meade; two sons, Troy Riedy and Lee (Tracey) Riedy; daughter, Marlene Taylor; nine grandchildren, Candace Jenkins, Justin Riedy, Dawson Riedy, Kyle Riedy, Mariah Riedy, Dalton Taylor, and Brandon Scott; four great-grandchildren; brother, Sonny Knotts; uncle, Dale Sharkey; several nieces and nephews; and many other friends and family who knew her as "Mama Maddie."
Madeline was preceded in death by her parents, Vlloyd and Betty (Corbin) Sharkey; brother, Ernie Sharkey; sister, Tina Sharkey; and nephew, Toby Sharkey.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, until a memorial service at 8 p.m., at Ransom Funeral Home, 610 S. Washington St., Castalia. Burial will be at a later date in Parkhurst Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Robert Meade, 5124 Grover St., Vickery, OH 43464.
Condolences may be shared with the family at ransomfuneralhome.com.