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Arden L. Rieke

March 4, 1939 October 2, 2019
Arden L. Rieke
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Obituary for Arden L. Rieke

Arden Rieke, 80, of Dwight, passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at Morris Hospital in Morris, IL. Visitation will be from 2-5PM Sunday, October 6, 2019 at Hager Memorial Home in Dwight. Funeral services will be held 10AM, Monday, October 7, 2019 at the United Methodist Church in Dwight with Pastor Mike Ebersohl officiating. Burial will follow the services in Goodfarm Cemetery in Dwight, IL.
Arden was born on March 4, 1939 in Gardner, IL to Vernon August and Dorothy Mae (Gantzert) Rieke. He married Patricia May Williams on April 4, 1959 at the Congregational Church in Mazon, IL. She survives in Dwight.
He is also survived by daughter, Susan Rieke of Gardner; sons, James (Kristi) Rieke of Naperville, IL, Robert Rieke of Arlington, VA; sister, Carol Hemenover of Dwight; grandchildren, Christopher Rieke of Pontiac, Chad Rieke of Gardner, Benjamin Rieke of Naperville, Abby Rieke of Naperville and one great grandson, Jaden Rieke of Gardner.
Arden is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Dale Rieke; sister in law, Melba Rieke and brother in law, Bill Hemenover.
He attended local schools and graduated from Dwight Township High school. He was a member of the Dwight United Methodist Church. Arden was a lifelong farmer and worked as a pressman for R.R. Donnelly for more than 28 years. He served in the 4th division of the Army from 1962-1964.He enjoyed golfing. Arden will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Memorials in honor of Arden may be made to the United Methodist Church or Futures Unlimited in Pontiac, IL and online condolences may be made at

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2:00 PM 10/6/2019 2:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 10/6/2019 5:00:00 PM
Hager Memorial Home

201 W. Mazon Ave.
Dwight, IL 60420

Hager Memorial Home
201 W. Mazon Ave. Dwight 60420 IL
United States





10:00 AM 10/7/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 10/7/2019 11:00:00 AM
Dwight United Methodist Church

701 S. Columbia St.
Dwight, IL 60420

Dwight United Methodist Church
701 S. Columbia St. Dwight 60420 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


Goodfarm Cemetery Final Resting Place

515 E Stonewall Rd
Dwight, IL 60420

515 E Stonewall Rd Dwight 60420 IL
United States

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