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Charles E. Riehl
GREEN SPRINGS: Charles E. Riehl, 85, formerly of CR 185, died on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at Elmwood The Inn Beautiful, Green Springs.
"Charlie" was born in Ballville Twp., on March 4, 1928. He graduated from Green Springs High School in 1947. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Clyde, where he had previously served on Church Council, member of Knights of Columbus. He was a former director of Green Springs Co-Op, member of Sandusky Co. Farm Bureau and a lifelong supporter of the Clyde FFA.
Mr. Riehl was a farmer all his life and co-owner of the former Riehl Checkerboard Market. In 1997, he was the recipient of the Sandusky County Farmer of the Year Award.
On July 31, 1948, he married Susanne Craig, she preceded him in death on July 5, 2009.
Survivors include children, Donald Riehl, Fremont, Diane (Matthew) Burr, Bellevue, Theresa (Peter) Miller, Kansas, Rita (Ken) Hoffman, Green Springs, Michael (Karen) Riehl, Clyde, Mary Brock, Michigan, Mark (Mary) Riehl, Michigan, Matthew (Becky) Riehl, Green Springs, and Craig (Diane) Riehl, Fremont; 35 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren; and daughter-in-law, Donna Riehl, Shelby; and sister-in-lawn Donna Riehl, Port Clinton also survive.
Charlie was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Martin and Isabelle (Rollins) Riehl; two sons, John Riehl and David Riehl; two grandchildren and six siblings; Paul Riehl; Isabelle Wasserman; Carl Riehl; Irene Thielen; Florence Wanstall and Lucille Mohr.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 from 4-8:00 PM at the Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 South Main ST., Clyde, Ohio. The funeral mass will be on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 10:00 AM at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Clyde with Rev. Ted Miller and officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Church or Memorial Hospice.
Online condolences may be sent to www.auxterfuneralhomes.com
Published in the The News-Messenger on July 2, 2013