Kenneth ’60 D. Riedel


Kenneth 1960 Dwaine Riedel, 75, of Lakewood, CO, passed away Sunday, 3 December 2017.

He was born in Hays, KS to Arthur and Thelma Riedel on 1 March 1942. Ken graduated from St Joe’s Military Academy in Hays, KS and received a Bachelor’s degree from Fort Hays State. He was married to Geraldine “Gerri” Dreiling on 24 October 1970.

Ken’s most recent career was in accounting for Harding and Associates. He was an active member of the Knights of Columbus 4th Degree and held many titles. Ken had a passion for talking about his time in the military and giving people a hard time with his dry sense of humour.

He was survived by his children Rebecca Rubel (spouse of William Rubel) and Elizabeth Hines (spouse of Harley Hines) and his grandchildren Aaron Hines and Catherine Rubel. He was also survived by his siblings Art Riedel Jr., William Riedel, Robert Riedel and Kathy Petr.

Mass and Memorial service will be held at 11 am, Thursday, 7 December, at Christ on the Mountain, 13922 W Utah Ave, Lakewood, CO 80228. Visitation at 10:00am and Rosary before at 10:30 am.

Mass and Burial service will be held at 10 am, Saturday, 9 December, at St. Fidelis Church, 900 Cathedral Ave, Victoria, KS 67671. Visitation at the Church will proceed at 9am.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Ken’s name to, Christ on the Mountain Catholic Church. Lakewood, CO, Thomas More Prep Marian High School, Hays, KS, or Brookdale Meridian Lakewood Senior Living.