William enjoyed a full life filled with work, hobbies, family, and many friends. William remained active throughout his 86 years. Later in life, he enjoyed his Grand Manor family and the time he spent with Jeanette Wadsworth. He will be missed by all that were blessed to know him.
William was preceded in death by his bride, of 58 years, Barbara J., nee Hoeffken, Riechoff, whom he married on May 7, 1955, and who died on October 10, 2013; a daughter, Debra, nee Riechoff, Wilke; and his parents, William T. and Edith, nee Ward, Riechoff; a sister, Wanda Jean, nee Riechoff, Quackenbush; and many other family and friends.
Surviving are a daughter, Tina, nee Riechoff, (Roger)Williams of Collinsville, IL;
three grandsons, Billy (Amanda) Wilke of LaFayette, GA, Dale (Alyssa) Wilke of Belleville, IL, and Mitchell (Ashlyn) Williams of O’Fallon, IL;
a sister, Peggy, nee Riechoff, Bryant of Kansas City, MO;
a son-in-law, William Wilke of Belleville, IL;
loving friend, Jeanette Wadsworth of Swansea, IL;
many other great-grandchildren;
Memorials may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society or to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Funeral: Private family services will be held. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with contact information.