Sheyna Rieger

BELLEFONTAINE – Sheyna Leigh Rieger, 67, of Bellefontaine, passed away Wednesday afternoon, March 5, 2014, at Green Hills Care Center.

She was born in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, on Nov. 11, 1946, to the late Charles Otho and Penelope Trinda (Williston) MacInnes. On June 9, 1978, she married Marvin Rieger in Alaska and he preceded her in death in 2007.

Sheyna retired as a social worker having received her masters in Social Work from the University of Kentucky and enjoyed arts, crafts and quilting. She was also a member of the knitting guild.

Sheyna is survived by her children: Carol Anne (Matt) Rieger-Taylor of Bellefontaine, Philip Otho Rieger of Lexington, Ky.; two grandsons: Alexander and Seth Taylor; a sister Carol O. Bradford of Mason, Ohio, and nieces Sheyna Heismann of Monroe, Ohio, and Darlene Teela of Anchorage, Alaska.

A celebration of Sheyna's life will be held on Saturday, March 15, 2014, at the EICHHOLTZ FUNERAL HOME, Bellefontaine, at 2 p.m. The family would like to encourage those in attendance to share a story or special memory of their mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Universal Home Health Hospice, 700 S. Main St., Bellefontaine, OH 43311.

Online condolences may be expressed at

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Published in Weekly Currents from Mar. 13 to Mar. 14, 2014
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