May 22, 1925 - Nov. 3, 2013
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MISHAWAKA - George L. Riege, 88, of Lincolnway West, Osceola, formerly of Power Drive, Mishawaka, passed away at Hospice House, South Bend, following an illness. He was born May 22, 1925 in Mishawaka to Walter and Madaline (DeSmet) Riege who preceded him in death. He married the former Rosalie F. Lopez who died September 6, 2008. He is survived by his son: George "Butch" (Darlene) Riege Jr. and two daughters: Rita and Joyce. He was preceded in death by a son, Walter Riege and a step son, Ronald A. Lopez. Also surviving are four sisters: Virginia Shireman of Osceola, Barbara Yaw of Dowagiac, Michigan, Sharlon Walters of Fair Oaks, Indiana and Margaret Copp of Robinson, Illinois. Several nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great grandchildren also survive. George was a former member of the Mishawaka Eagles and Moose. Private services will be held at a later date. Burial will take place at Fairview Cemetery, Mishawaka. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice Foundation. Bubb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Published in South Bend Tribune on Nov. 4, 2013