She was born in Huntingburg on Sept. 3, 1924, the daughter of Carl and Anna Burgdorf.
Louise was a homemaker, and once her children were raised, she graduated from Indiana University for Respiratory Therapy. She retired from Greene County General Hospital Respiratory Department in Linton. She was a member of the Saron United Church of Christ, Saron Ladies Guild, the Greene County General Hospital Ladies Auxiliary, and the Bridge Club, all of Linton.
She is survived by her two sons, Mark (Emily) Riddle of Columbia, MD and Bruce (Sally) Riddle of Columbus; a brother, John Burgdorf of Huntingburg; a sister, Margaret Schulz of Wausau, WI; six grandchildren, Carl, Julia, Eric, Kurt, and Maria Riddle, and Suzanne Koefoed, and two great-grandchildren, Nela and Isaac.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, James G. Riddle on Aug. 1, 2002.
Visitation will be at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home Linton Chapel on Monday from 5:00 -- 7:30 p.m., and Tuesday at the Salem United Church of Christ in Huntingburg at 10 a.m. until service.
Funeral service will be at the Salem United Church of Christ in Huntingburg at noon Tuesday, Jan. 17, with Rev. Mike Roth officiating. Burial will follow at Fairmount Cemetery in Huntingburg.
Memorial contributions can be given to Saron Church, Shawnee Theatre, or ALS through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.welchcornett.com.