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Dr. Richard R. Riegel

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Dr. Richard R. Riegel
Dr. Richard R. Riegel, 84, of Old Route 522, passed away Thursday, December 26, 2013, at his home. He was born July 16, 1929, in Easton. He was a son of the late Harvey K. and Mildred (Slamp) Riegel. On April 28, 1962, he married the former Ronny W. Liem, of the Netherlands. He attended Durham elementary school, Easton High School, and graduated from Wilson High School, Berks Co. His professional schooling included Lebanon Valley College, Lincoln Chiropractic College, Indiana Univeristy, Butler University School of Pharmacy, National College of Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic College, Western States Chiropractic College, and University of Colorado Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy. During the Korean Conflict, Dr. Riegel served in the army from April 20, 1951 to April 30, 1953. He was trained as a combat medic and surgical technician. He was assigned to the 8055 MASH. Dr. Riegel practiced in Kutztown from 1962 to 1980 and in Selinsgrove from 1980 to 2000. Survivors: in addition to his wife of 51 years, are one daughter, Veronica A. Riegel, of Underhill, Vt.; one son and daughter-in-law, Roland A. and Annette Riegel, of Brentwood, N.Y.; one granddaughter, Katrina A. Riegel, of Pine City, N.Y.; and one sister, Lorretta R. Deysher, of Mifflinburg. He was preceded in death by one brother, Herbert H. Riegel. Services: There will be a viewig from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Bible Baptist Church, Kreamer, followed by the funeral at 8 p.m. with Pastor Thomas Krampert officiating. There will be a fellowship meal from 4 to 6 p.m at the church. Burial with military honors will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Durham Cemetery, Riegelsville. Contributions: to honor Dr. Riegels memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758540, Topeka, KS 66675-8540. Arrangements are by the V.L. Seebold Funeral Home, 601 N. High St., Selinsgrove, PA.


Published in Morning Call on Dec. 31, 2013
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