David P. Riehle, 69


David P. Riehle, 69, passed away on Monday, Nov. 28, 2011 at his residence. 

He was born on Nov. 9, 1942 in Cresco, Iowa to Wilfrid and Marie (nee McKenna). He graduated from Lincoln High School in Milwaukee and served in the Navy for four years. He retired from Tower/A.O. Smith after 33 years and then drove semi trucks. 

David enjoyed hunting and collecting John Deere farm toys. Above all, he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member of the VFW Post in Allenton. 

He is survived by his wife, Carol (nee Pease); children, Jeffrey (Sandra) Riehle; step-children, James (Joan) Darrow and Tom (Kathy); grandchildren, Elizabeth (Tim) Adam and Nathan Darrow; siblings, Eileen (Robert) Brietsprecher, Audrey (Robert) Wedo, Janice (Joseph) Hahn, Robert Riehle, Marjorie MacFarlan, Marilyn Miller, Lea Riehle; and a brother in-law, Donald Pease. He is further survived by his nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

He is preceded in death by his son, Wilfrid "Bill"; parents; sister, Carol Chestnutt; brother in-law, Daniel MacFarlan Sr.; and sister-in-law, Cynthia Pease. 

The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011 at 6 p.m. at Wisconsin Memorial Park Chapel of Chimes, 13235 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield, with Deacon Ron Schroeder presiding. The visitation will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 30 from 3 p.m. until the time of service at 6 p.m., also at Wisconsin Memorial Park. A private entombment will take place. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 375 Bishops Way Suite 220, Brookfield, WI 53005. 

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family,
(262) 338-2050
www.phillipfuneralhome.com
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