2024/03/26 – Update! We just started rebuilding the website on a new host so we can add more genealogical records. Thank you for your patience, as we move the old site over bit by bit. The photo galleries and pedigrees will be moved over soon.

Header for Our Family Biography, the Life and Genealogy of Don and Gloria Rigali and their family.

Don and Gloria Rigali were happily together 63 years (married 61 years).
They have three adult children, eleven grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
Don Rigali recently graduated to eternal life, but their legacy of faith and family lives on.

Donald Floyd Rigali, born October 19, 1945 and graduated to eternal life on March 13, 2024

Donald Rigali Obituary

Click on the photo to read his obituary. Please feel free to add any happy or sweet memories you have of Don in the comments, as we will be making a tribute book for the family out of all of the comments left on the various sites.
If you have any photos you’d like to share, please email us at RigaliFamilyBiography@gmail.com

Thank you!

Fire Destroys Henderson County, Illinois Homes of Levi and William Beebe in 1855

William Allen Beebe (1833-1904) is Gloria’s 2nd Great-Grandfather and Levi Pier Beebe (1801-1880) is her 3rd Great-Grandfather. At the time they resided in Henderson County, Illinois. They were blessed with good neighbors!

From Rev John Knox , the Reformer of Scotland to the Declaration of Independence

From Scotland preaching to signing the US Constitution. Our ancestors were busy making history.

A Strong Woman on the Frontier, Margarett Elizabeth Helm Cox

Margarett Elizabeth married James Silas Cox in 1824 and they had 10 children. She ran a cattle ranch and restaurant at the same time.

How Don Met Gloria – The Love Story

The great love story that lasted 63 years. How Don Rigali met Gloria Dixon, the love of his life.

Donald Floyd Rigali Obituary

The obituary of Donald Floyd Rigali, age 78, of Southern California and Texas. He passed away March 13, 2024. A life full of love, faith, and family.

Photo of Don Rigali as a teenager.

More about the Rigalis & Genealogy

Work in progress…

Gloria Dixon as a teen.

More about the Dixons & Genealogy

Work in progress…