Carl F. Riess, 95, of Altamont, died at 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29,2 014, at Lutheran Care Center in Altamont.
Services were held at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Lutheran Care Center Chapel, with the Rev. Dr. James F. Wright officiating. Burial was in Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery in Altamont. Visitation was held from 9 a.m. until time of services on Saturday. Gieseking Funeral Home in Altamont was in charge of arrangements. Memorials: Lutheran Care Center Heart to Heart. Online condolences may be shared at www.giesekingfh.com.
Mr. Riess was born on Monday, April 22, 1918, in Abschwangen, Germany, the son of Franz Gustav and Berta Tietz Riess. He married Ruth Jesgarz on Nov. 29, 1947.
Survivors include his wife.
Gieseking-Claggett Funeral Home
College & North Brownstown, IL 62418
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