FLAT ROCK - Michelle Lee Riethman, 20, of Bellevue and formerly of Sidney, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at the Flat Rock Care Center.
She was born Jan. 13, 1993, in St. Mary's, Ohio, the daughter of Timothy and Lois Riethman.
Michelle was a beautiful young lady with the innocence of a child. She completed her education at the Flat Rock Educational Center and received her diploma through Sidney City Schools just a week ago. She loved swimming, playing in the sprinkler and music. She touched the hearts of many through her simple joy of life and her laughter.
She is survived by her parents, Timothy and Lois Riethman; a brother, John Riethman, of Madison, Ohio; paternal grandfather, Homer Riethman, of Anna, Ohio; aunts and uncles, Chris Riethman and Sandy Osborn, both of Sydney; and cousins, Stephanie Osborn and her son, Da'quan McElrath, of Xenia, Ohio; and the loving and caring staff at Flat Rock Care Center.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandmother, Elizabeth Joan Riethman; and also her maternal grandparents.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, April 4, at 11 a.m. in the gymnasium of Flat Rock Care Center, with the Rev. Beth McKee officiating.
Foos and Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Place, Bellevue, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Flat Rock Homes, P.O. Box 1, Flat Rock, OH 44828.
Foos and Foos Funeral Service
151 Yorkshire Place Bellevue, OH 44811
Published in The Bellevue Gazette on Apr. 2, 2013