Georgia M. (Fallon) Ricketts
Georgia M. Ricketts, 92, of Britt, formerly of Fort Dodge, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2000 at hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt.
Georgia the daughter of George S. and Beatrice (McGough) Fallon was born December 29, 1907 in Vincent and later Saint Angela Academy in Carroll, IOwa.
At the age of 18, she moved back to Vincent and worked at the local creamery until her marriage. Georgia was united in marriage with Chet Ricketts on February 16, 1931, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Fort Dodge, Iowa.
The couple farmed southwest of Vincent for a number of years. Georgia was also employed by Morton Frozen Foods in Webster City for five years. In 1962, following the death of her husband, she moved to Fort Dodge to be near her family. In 1991, she moved to Britt to be near her daughter and family.
Georgia was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Britt.
Georgia is survived by one daughter, Rickee Ewing and her husband, Roger of Britt, and their children, Dr. Christopher Ewing and his wife, Dr. Dawn Ewing of Baltimore, Maryland and Michael Ewing of Britt.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Chet, a sister Heloise Heesch, and a brother Fay Fallon.