Riebel Dr. Ronald L. Riebel, age 75, of New Bremen, OH., died on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 3:15 p.m. at his residence surrounded by his family following a brief illness. He was born on September 1, 1937 in Columbus, OH. He was the son of George Lewis and Frances (Hartman) Riebel. Survivors include his son, Matthew (Laurie) Riebel of Dublin, OH.; daughter, Julia (Dan) Sackett of Dade City, FL.; seven grandchildren; and his sister, Sandra "Amica" (Ralph Keys) Gomersall of Kansas City, MO. Dr. Riebel owned and operated his dental practice in New Bremen for the past 45 years with his very dedicated hygienist and staff. He was a graduate of the Ohio State University School of Dentistry. He was a Charter Member and active member of the New Bremen/New Knoxville Rotary Club, serving on many committees as both a Trustee and committee Chair. Doc. volunteered with Rotary International's Medicine Arm in Arms, traveling to Russia and Africa, providing dental services to the residents of remote areas. He has had perfect attendance at weekly meetings since the NB/NK Rotary Club was chartered in 1989. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 7 p.m. at the St. Paul United Church of Christ, 115 N. Franklin St., New Bremen, OH 45869 with Rev. Becky Erb Strang officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services and directly following the services at a reception to be held in the Assembly Room in the Educational Building of St. Paul U.C.C. Memorial contributions may be made to the New Bremen/New Knoxville Rotary Club Foundation, P.O. Box 101, New Bremen, OH 45869 in memory of Dr. Riebel. GILBERT-HARTWIG FUNERAL HOME of New Bremen is handling the arrangements. Condolences to the family may be left at gilberghartwigfh.com
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Apr. 8, 2013