Rev. Leonard E. Riddle

Rev. Leonard E. Riddle

BUCYRUS: Rev. Leonard E. Riddle, 76 of Bucyrus passed away on Friday morning, October 18, 2013 in Marion General Hospital Emergency Department following a short illness.

He was born November 24, 1936 in Monona County, Iowa the son of the late Brady and Ernestine (Ridley) Riddle. On December 26, 1971 he married Frances Ferguson, who survives.

Reverend Riddle was a retired Pastor Emeritus with Lutheran Churches of the Missouri Synod. He attended the Lutheran Lay Ministry in Milwaukee and graduated from Concordia Theological Seminary in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. He was a Member of Faith Lutheran Church in Mansfield and was an Honorable Veteran of the U.S. Army Reserve.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 11:00 AM in the Munz-Pirnstill Funeral Home with Pastor Denis Wittenberger officiating. The family will receive friends after 9 AM until the time of service. Burial will be in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in New Washington at a later date.

Memorials may be made through the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy can be left at


Funeral Home

Munz Pirnstill Funeral Home Inc
215 N Walnut St Bucyrus, OH 44820
(419) 562-6776

Published in the News Journal on Oct. 22, 2013