CARL E. RIECHMAN

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CARL E. RIECHMAN Carl passed away on July 4, 2016, at the age of 73. He died at Chaplaincy Hospice Care . He was born in Snohomish WA and lived his younger life in Carnation WA. He graduated from Tolt High School in 1960. He drove school bus and worked at Seattle Times Newspaper before joining the Navy and going to Vietnam. On returning home he worked driving logging truck during the summer and plowed snow for the state on I-90 during the winter. He worked 17 years driving truck hauling dry cement and paving on I-90 and I-82 roads from Seattle to Ellensburg to the border of Washington and Oregon. He was retired in 1990 do to serious heart problems. I would like to write this the way he would have, he was the joker of the crowd. He was preceded in death by his father Edward Riechman, Mother Hilda Sigenthaler Riechman and Both sets of Grandparents. He is survived by his (Angel) wife Mary of 31 years, daughters Rita Scaplehorn, Tacoma, WA and Sarah (Heath) Howard, Hurricane, UT. He has 5 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, 2 Brothers Larry (sherry) Riechman, Joe (Maggie) Riechman and 1 Sister Katherine (Bill) Brigden, and many nieces and 2 nephews. Grave side services will be on July 17, 2016, and a Celebration of Life will be in Carnation, WA Senior Center at a later date in September 2016, between 12 and 4 pm. In lieu of flowers please donate to any Hospice Center or the Cancer Center of America.
Published in Tri-City Herald on July 12, 2016
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