William Leanhard Rieder

Male 1935 - 2005  (70 years)


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  • Name William Leanhard Rieder 
    Nickname Bill 
    Born 27 Mar 1935  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Jun 2005  Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Obituary:
      William "Bill" Leanhard Rieder, 69, son of Willie C. and Vera S. Kupias Rieder, was born March 27, 1936, at Chicago, Ill. He died June 6, 2005.
      Mr. Rider served in the U.S. Army from 1955 to 1958, attaining the rank of specialist second class. He served at Fort Leonard Wood, Fort Monmoth, N.J., and with the occupation forces in South Korea. He contracted polio while in South Korea and left the military after treatment.
      He attended the University of Illinois at Navy Pier and DeVry Technical Institute in Chicago. He was a plumber and plumbing contractor. He also was a repair/maintenance man in Illinois and Missouri, the last with the Washington School District.
      He loved reading and enjoyed the Chicago Cubs.
      Mr. Rieder was a lay minister for the Houston Bible Baptist Church.
      He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Mae; his parents and an infant son, Carl Edward.
      Surviving are his sisters, Karla von Lehe of Fountain Hills, Ariz., and Bette Pomrenke of Mobile, Ala.; seven stepchildren, Deborah Rathgeber of Rolla, Monica Peres of Cordova, Tenn., Regina Neal of Union, Ricky Kidd of Minneapolis, Kan., Patty Graen of Killeen, Texas, Richard of Licking, Anthony Kidd of Union and Paula Ellis of Houston; 20 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
      Services were June 8 at the Evans Funeral Home Chapel with Bruce Allen and Billy Walker officiating. Burial was in the Ellis Prairie Cemetery.
      Memorials may be made to the Houston Bible Baptist Church, 16700 Oak Hill Dr., Houston. Mo. 65483.
    Buried Ellis Prairie Cemetery, Ellis Prairie, Texas County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4988  Root Tree
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2015 

    Father Wilhelm Christof Rieder,   b. 16 May 1908, Markbreit, Kitzingen, Bayern, GERMANY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1984, Glen Ellyn, Du Page County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Vera Sylvia Kupias,   b. 14 Jan 1915, Ironwood, Gogebic County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 2002, Batavia, Kane County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 24 Jun 1935  Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1724  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Census Records
    1940 Census
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
William Christof Reider
    1940 Census Chicago, Cook County, Illinois William Christof Reider