Lynne M. Rieger

Lynne M. Rieger, age 86, passed away on Saturday, March 5, 2016, in the aftermath of a stroke suffered 11 months earlier. She was a resident at Shorehaven in Oconomowoc.

She is survived by her sister, Naomi Brown of Merrill; her brother, Richard McCoy of Madison; two daughters, Lisé Gessert of Hartland and Linda Parsley of Corpus Christi, Texas; four grandchildren, Bryan and Anthony Padovano, Justin Gessert and Jamie Dean; and two great-grandchildren, Jordyn and Jackson Dean.

Lynne loved art, nature and photography and spent a great deal of her life in those pursuits — traveling extensively, volunteering, teaching and sharing her talents in many ways.

A generous person in her own right, donations in her memory to the “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society on Sanibel Island, Florida, would be greatly appreciated (c/o Birgit P. Miller, Executive Director, “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society — Friends of the Refuge, P.O. Box 565, Sanibel, FL 33957).

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 2, at the chapel at Shorehaven, 1305 W. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm- Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 262567-4459 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.