Leslie S. Rieck
Leslie S. Rieck

Leslie S. Rieck, better known as Les, Lester, the Dog, Uncle Warm Beer; call him whatever you want, just don't call him late for dinner, finally had enough on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at age 69. With the days of bowling 300 games and shooting bullseye hat tricks behind him, he went to be "the Boss" of a better place. We can't say with certainty where that place is, because he always swore that he was going to live forever because "God doesn't want me and the Devil's afraid I'll take his job". One thing we are certain of is that he'll have the TV on, watching Brewers baseball, Packers football, and any game show or western that's showing, while enjoying an ice cold PBR, a habit he started decades before it was hip.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Wallace and Marian; ex-wife, Pat; and brother Brian. He was a world class farter, oops father to Scott Rieck and Sheila Loman (ex-husband Nate Loman). He was a quick-witted, goofy grandpa to Brianna "Lefty" (as he liked to call her) Loman and Ethan Loman. He was the "younger" brother to Linda Rieck, Linda Rieck (yep there are two - the second one was his late brother's wife), Carey (Hank) Thiede, Wendy (Randy) Kay, Gary Rieck, and Sherill Rieck. He further leaves behind many other relatives and lifelong friends that were just like family to him.

Please join us in remembering him at Max Sass & Sons on 60th & Layton on April 3, 2021 from 1-4pm, reception to follow. A frugal man who frequently said, "if it's free, it's for me" wouldn't want you to spend your money on flowers, so instead please consider a donation to the charity of your choice.





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Published by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from Mar. 27 to Mar. 28, 2021.
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12 Entries
My sympathy. A memorial tree will be planted through the Arbor Society giving us all the breath of life in his honor.
Cary Merkl
April 7, 2021
I worked with Les at Logemann Brothers Company in the 70's and he was a hoot to work with! We enjoyed a few liquid lunches too. Lost touch with Les, so I never learned how long he stayed at Logemann Bros. RIP
Ken Carpenter
April 4, 2021
Our deepest sympathy as you remember Les.
We are keeping the entire Rieck family in our hearts and prayers at this very sad time.
Trisha & Mike
April 2, 2021
Love, Glenn's Petersen's crew
April 2, 2021
I'm Les first cousin.. I have not seen Les for many years but I have very fond memories of him and Linda. God bless him. My deepest sympathy go to the family.
Chris Kamoske
March 29, 2021
You broke my heart the day he took you away but I know he takes best so until we meet again I will deeply miss you every day. Love you always. You're sis Linda.
You're sister Linda
March 28, 2021
You broke my heart by leaving me. But deep down inside of me I know you are in a better place and not suffering anymore. Love you so much and you will be deeply missed. Till we meet again.
Your sister Linda
March 28, 2021
I am sorry for the loss of your family member Les l haven´t seen him in like 40 years but it´s still sad to lose anyone .
Paul Talaska
March 28, 2021
My deepest sympathy to all. LES. will be missed and remembered fondly.
SHARON TALASKA CARUSO
March 28, 2021
Nothing but great memories Les I love you and I shall see you on the other side.
Pamela Berg
March 28, 2021
I new Les for 48 years i had a journal route with Les played ball with him bowled and played many more games and had a beer or 2 so I will miss my buddy we are so sorry for the loss to the family and friends good luck in heaven Les.
Dan Grainger and Roxann
March 28, 2021
My prayers and thoughts are with the Rieck family. May you rest in peace cousin Leslie.
Karen Kamoske
March 27, 2021