Glenda K. “Kay” Riggs, age 70 of Anderson, died Thursday, February 20, 2014 at Community Hospital in Anderson after a brief illness. She was born August 16, 1943 in Elwood, the daughter of Albert “Glen” and Eileen (Wann) Freeman. She retired from Guide Lamp division of General Motors in Anderson in 1986 where she had worked in production for nearly 20 years. Kay was a 1961 graduate of Frankton High School, and later attended Indiana Wesleyan University studying psychology. She was a member of the U.A.W. Union #663. Kay enjoyed reading, playing the organ, and studying the Bible. She was extremely focused on her family and was a very devoted mother and grandmother.
Kay’s family includes son, Michael (wife Vickie) Imhoff of Anderson; daughter, Dawn Halsell of Anderson; sister, Brenda Smith of Marion; 2 brothers, Jeff (wife Sherrie) Freeman of Carmel and Terry (wife Debbie) Freeman of Noblesville; granddaughter, Amanda (husband Jeremy) Stork of West Lafayette; special aunt, Ruth Wann of Elwood; special uncle, Maurie Wann of Anderson; several special cousins; and several special nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents, Luther & Lola Freeman and Clifford & Lula Wann; uncle, Richard Wann; brother-in-law, Jim Smith; and special friend, Sue Davis.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, February 24, 2014 at Copher-Fesler-May Funeral Home in Elwood with Pastor Jeff Haill officiating. Burial will follow in Forrestville Cemetery in Summitville. Visitation for family and friends will be from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Monday at the funeral home prior to the funeral. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society through the funeral home. Online condolences: www.copherfeslermay.com.