Richard B. Riedel 1936 - 2009 Tonganoxie
Funeral services for Richard B. Riedel, 73, Tonganoxie, will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Claflin Cemetery, Claflin.
Mr. Riedel died Monday, June 29, 2009, at his home.
He was born April 8, 1936, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of August and Lena Heinen Riedel. He was a 1954 graduate of Beloit High School.
Mr. Riedel was a sergeant in the Kansas National Guard. He worked as a truck driver and also for the Tonganoxie school district. He also taught hunter’s education for 30 years. He was a member of the National Rifle Association, Civic Club and Ducks Unlimited.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy Lou Riedel, of the home; a son, Roger, Shawnee; three daughters, Denise Riedel, Lawrence, Margaret Weedin, Olathe, and Renee Riedel, Shawnee; a sister, Marianne Orr, Wichita; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Brian, in 1967.
The family will receive friends at 5 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.