Robert E. Rieckmann
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Robert E. Rieckmann

September 14, 1926 - October 17, 2010

Robert E. Rieckmann

September 14, 1926 - October 17, 2010

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Obituary for Robert E. Rieckmann

Bob Rieckmann died October 17, 2010, at Hospice House of Holland. Bob was born in Chicago and grew up in Oak Park, IL. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II as a waist- gunner on a B17. After the war, he attended Hope College and graduated from the University of Illinois. He worked for many years at Shaw Walker in Muskegon where he raised his family. An avid jazz fan, he could identify the musicians in any given song. He loved his family, a good laugh, music and a Manhattan, and, most of all, his dear wife. He was a lifetime member of Elks Lodge # 1315, a member of American Legion Charles A. Conklin Post # 28 and attended Grace Episcopal Church. Bob is survived by his wife, Donna; sister, Dorothea Kroll of St. Augustine, FL; four children, Chris St. John and Bill Rhodes of Holland; R. Scott Rieckmann and Deb Lee of North Carolina and their daughter, Kinzie of Atlanta, GA; Blair Rieckmann and Elizabeth Brandt of Holland; Dana Rieckmann and fiancée, Katie Frym of California; and stepdaughter, Lonnie and John Hansen and their children, Tiffany and Tyler of Ohio. He was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Jack Kroll. Cremation has taken place. A family memorial service will be held at a future date. In lieu of flow¬ers, contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

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