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Frederick W. Riehle, 91

Frederick W. Riehle, formerly of River Falls, died Monday, April 19, 2009 at Caring Bridge of Eagan, Minn., following a short illness. He was 91.

Fred and his late wife Bernadette (1993) were familiar to many as long-time owners of the River Falls Motel and members of St. Bridget Catholic Church. Fred later worked a repairman at Lund's Hardware, and volunteered at River Falls Public Library and local schools. He moved to an assisted living facility in Oakdale, Minn., in late 2007.

He is survived by childen: John (Mary Colling), Nancy Burke (Jim), Marie (Dan Altemus), Marty (Janice Childs), Dan, Joe, Betsy (Shannon Gray). Grandchildren: Michelle Riehle (Jonathan Marchant), Sara Smit (Greg), Charles Riehle (Jaime Bosch), Anne Burke, Elizabeth Grassman (Mike), Patrick Riehle (Leilani Ward), Christopher Riehle, Katie Riehle, Matt Riehle, Louie Riehle (Katie Hamson), Ted Altemus, Stephen Altemus, Jenica Domanico (Anthony), Alicia Riehle, Luisa Riehle, David Riehle; and great grandchildren Tyler, Kyle, Logan, Clare, Owen, Brianna, Gabriel, Eliana. He was preceded in death by his wife and a young son Chuckie (1957).

Mass of Christian Burial is at 7 p.m., Friday, April 23, Church of Saint Matthew (Hall Ave & Robie St., St. Paul), with visitation at the church starting at 4 p.m.