David W "Tex" Ridder

June 29, 1965November 16, 2012

DAVID W. "TEX" RIDDER CEDAR LAKE, IN David W. "Tex" Ridder, age 47 of Cedar Lake, passed away November 16, 2012. He is survived by two sons: David Ridder of Griffith and Dan Ridder of Griffith; parents: Judi (Dave) Douma and Donald (Kathy) Ridder of Crest Wood, IL; brother, Donald Ridder Jr. of FL; and sister, Beth Youhas. Funeral services will be Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 9:30 at Kuiper Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Donald Ridder officiating. Burial at Calumet Park Cemetery in Merrillville. Friends are invited to visit with the family on Tuesday from 2:00-8:00 at the funeral home, 9039 Kleinman Ave. (two blocks south of Ridge Rd.) Highland, IN. Dave was a member of the Untouchables Motorcycle Club. He was employed and loved as a sales manager at Calumet Harley Davidson for 18 years.


  • Visitation Tuesday, November 20, 2012
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, November 21, 2012

David W "Tex" Ridder

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June 30, 2015


June 29, 2015

Happy Birthday ...... I sure hope you are riding in heaven

June 16, 2015

Thank you for shining down on Dan's birthday today!


June 28, 2014

Thinking of you on the day before your birthday... Miss you my friend.

March 1, 2014


March 1, 2014

Just a lil' kiss :)*
From me to you.
You're so missed
And, I'm so blue!

I still can't believe
you are really gone.
how could you leave
you seemed so strong!

You were always my rock.
You were always my ear.
i miss you my friend!
I wish you were here!

November 17, 2013

Tex still thinking of you.RIP. Joe Anoman


November 16, 2013

One year and a lot of tears and beers! Happy Anniversary in Heaven my friend! Miss ya!

November 15, 2013


September 8, 2013

You left my heart as empty
As a Monday morning church!
Sure do miss you! What I would do for one last text :)*