Mrs. Debra K. (Pedigo) Ricco

June 23, 1955 ~ August 22, 2020 (age 65)


Mrs. Debra K. Ricco, 65, of Galesburg, Illinois died 11:10 p.m. Saturday, August 22, 2020 at her home. 

She was born June 23, 1955 in Galesburg to Lester and Roberta A. (Bixby) Pedigo.  She married Danny Mahnesmith in 1969 in Galesburg.  She later married Augustino Ricco in 1980 in Galesburg.  He preceded her in death September 21, 2005.

Surviving is her mother, Bobbi Thompson of Galesburg, two daughters, Danielle M Mahnesmith Carr of Kewanee and Lori Mahnesmith of Galesburg, two brothers, Billy D. (and Lisa) Pedigo of Galesburg and Ty Ray (and Julie) Pedigo of Galesburg, seven grandchildren, Monika (and Jared Brodie) Mahnesmith, Morgan Cole, Krislyn Agans, Keagan Agans, Jazielle Mahnesmith, Jericco Carr, and Richard Carr, IV and one great grandchild, Briar Brodie.  She was preceded in death by her father. 

Debra graduated from Galesburg High School in 1973.  She worked for Briggs Pottery in Abingdon, Illinois for 22 years and retired in 2002.  She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene in Galesburg.  She enjoyed cross word puzzles and collecting owl and angel figurines.  She also enjoyed bowling with her mother and daughter in area leagues and tournaments. 

Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, August 27, 2020 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Service Galesburg Chapel.  Funeral will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 28, 2020 at the funeral home chapel.  Due to guidelines associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing, limited seating, and facemasks will be required for both visitation and funeral.  Rev. Harold Berrian will officiate.  Cremation will follow the funeral service.  Cremation burial will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 29, 2020 at East Linwood Cemetery, Galesburg.  Memorials may be made to OSF Hospice.  Online condolences may be made at  

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August 27, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hinchliff-Pearson-West, Inc.
1070 West Fremont St.
Galesburg, IL 61401

Funeral Service
August 28, 2020

10:00 AM
Hinchliff-Pearson-West, Inc.
1070 West Fremont St.
Galesburg, IL 61401

August 29, 2020

10:00 AM
East Linwood Cemetery, Galesburg, Illinois


OSF Hospice

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