Mrs. Riesenberger was the caregiver for many generations of both her near and extended family. She worked in the medical records department of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Belleville, IL, before her retirement. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, Cordell “Corky” Riesenberger, whom she married on May 2, 1946, and who died February 25, 2019; one son, Robert Lee Riesenberger; one daughter, Sharon Riesenberger; her parents, Herman and Agnes, nee Franke, Stuempler; a grandson, Kristopher Riesenberger; two brothers, John and Charlie Stuempler; and a sister, Mary Stehlick.
Surviving are one daughter-in-law, Karen, nee Pence, Riesenberger;
three grandchildren, Randall (Amy) Riesenberger, Ronald Riesenberger, and Jennifer L. (Zach) Morton;
five great-grandchildren, Rachel (Paul) Durante, Leah, Avarah, Adah and Isaac Riesenberger;
seven great-great-grandchildren, Hannah and Henry Durante; Kyle, Ryan, Kamrynn, Oliver, and Norah Morton;
and many nieces and nephews.
Special thanks to the staff at Bradford Place in Swansea, IL and the ER and ICU staff at Belleville Memorial Hospital.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Belleville, IL. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, December 3, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, December 4, 2021, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Belleville, IL. Standard CDC guidelines, including masks and social distancing will be observed.
Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, December 4, 2021, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Belleville, IL. Masks are required.
Burial will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Shiloh, IL.