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Rosann Riekenberg

June 24, 1949 — August 21, 2015

Rosann Riekenberg

Rosann Riekenberg, 66, of Galva, KS, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 21, 2015, at Peabody Health & Rehab. She had worked as a file clerk for Farmers Alliance Mutual Insurance Co. and was an elementary music teacher at Sylvan Grove, KS. She also was a piano teacher.

Rosann was born on June 24, 1949, in St. Paul, NE, the daughter of Ray and Sabine (Bydalek Kowalski) Lewandowski. She received her Bachelor’s degree in music education from Marymount College, Salina. On August 2, 1975, she was united in marriage to John M. Riekenberg in Farwell, NE.

She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, McPherson.

Survivors include: husband, John of the home; sons, Jonathan Riekenberg and wife, Anne, of Lenexa, KS and Aaron Riekenberg and wife, Tracy, of St. Paul, MN; sister, Sharon Lewandowski and husband, Peter Tooth, of Chester-le-Street, England; brother-in-law, Richard Miller of Lincoln, NE; and three grandchildren, Will, Ben, and Hannah.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Rae Jean Miller.

The graveside service will be held at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, August 25, 2015, at Empire Cemetery, Galva, KS with Rev. John Hull officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Good Shepherd Hospice or Huntington’s Disease Society of America in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Rosann Riekenberg please visit our Sympathy Store.

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