Timothy Riebeling

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Timothy Riebeling, 66, of New Athens, IL, born July 25, 1957, in Red Bud, IL, died Sunday, November 12, 2023, at Red Bud Regional Hospital, Red Bud, IL.

Tim worked as a plasterer for Union Local # 90 for over 30 years. He was an outdoorsman who loved to fish and spend time with his family at the lake in the backyard. Tim also enjoyed waterfowl hunting.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Gerard O. and Gertrude M., nee Kreher, Riebeling; his sister, Barbara Davidson; and his brother-in-law, Mike Valentine.

Surviving are his loving wife of 34 years, Ellen, nee Killebrew, Riebeling, whom he married on May 6, 1989; three children, Zach (Jincy) Riebeling, Philip Riebeling, and Megan (Kelly) Barnes; two grandchildren, Lily and Maya Barnes; three siblings, Pat Valentine, Mary (Larry) Muskopf, and Todd (Amy) Riebeling; and many dear nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Visitation: Friends may visit from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, November 16, 2023, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Smithton, IL.

Funeral: Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, November 16, 2023, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, IL, with Fr. Stan Konieczny officiating.

Burial will be at St. John’s Cemetery, Smithton, IL.


10 Comments on Timothy Riebeling

Rick Arensmann said : Guest Report Feb 10, 2024 at 9:54 AM

To Todd and family, Jayne:née Klein Arensmann and I wish you all our deepest condolences. We just this morning saw it about Timmy. We are so very sorry to hear about his passing.

  • Wood River
  • Illinois
Anna Marie Crowe said : Guest Report Nov 20, 2023 at 7:49 AM

To all the Family ,so sorry for your loss may he rest in Gods loving arms.

  • Freeburg
  • Il
Marion &Lois Ann DeMond said : Guest Report Nov 17, 2023 at 4:10 PM

Please accept our sympathy for the lose of your husband. We will have him in our prayers and for your family.

  • Smithtion
  • IL
Yvonne L Little said : Guest Report Nov 16, 2023 at 5:35 PM

So sorry for your loss Just heard this tonight

  • IL
Ann & Michael Yarber said : Guest Report Nov 16, 2023 at 11:01 AM

So very sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with your family. May he rest in peace!🙏

  • Columbia
  • Il
Julie and Richard Weber said : Guest Report Nov 15, 2023 at 9:09 PM

We are so very sorry for your loss. We Will be praying for your family.

  • Smithton
  • IL
Janice Klein Walters said : Guest Report Nov 15, 2023 at 3:09 PM

I find this so difficult to believe! My prayers are with the surviving members of the family! I feel thankful that I was able to visit with him in 2022 when I was in the area. Tim's mom and I were 1st cousins.

  • Downers Grove
  • Illinois
Carol (Becherer) Popp said : Guest Report Nov 15, 2023 at 10:56 AM

Sending our deepest sympathy! Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Smithton
  • IL
Rose mertens said : Guest Report Nov 14, 2023 at 9:32 PM

Prayers for the families

  • Smithton
  • I l
Brian Killebrew said : Guest Report Nov 14, 2023 at 1:06 PM

Uncle TR. Man I can’t believe this. It’s been a long time since I’ve seen or spoke with you. I know you’re in a better place now and I’ll see you again! Rest easy

  • Wahiawa
  • HI

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