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Arnold E. Riedel

Arnold E. Riedel, 91, of 1264 County Highway 16, Sycamore, died at 7:02 a.m., Saturday, March 21, 2020, at home.

He was born Nov. 14, 1928, in Deunquat, to Layton D. and Hildred A. (Stoner) Riedel. He married Alice L. (Romanko) Riedel Jan. 21, 1953 and she survives.

Surviving also are the following children, Galen L. Riedel of rural Sycamore and Cynthia Riedel of Jackson, Wyoming; three grandchildren, Nicholas (Cindy) Riedel, Seth (Jenny) Riedel, and Rachel Riedel and friend, Michelle Dedrick; three great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Lyssa Riedel; two sisters, Karis Schroeder of Leipsic and Carol (Carl) Steinhauser of Tiffin.

He was preceded in death by a son, Timothy Riedel July 5, 2012; three brothers; three sisters; and a daughter-in-law, Deb Wood.

He was a retired farmer and previously worked at the former Deunquat Elevator, National Lime and Stone, and a custodian for Mohawk School System. He also served his country in the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict where he achieved the rank of Sergeant.

For hobbies, Arnold loved to bake pies, go camping, hunting wild game, hunting morel mushrooms and looking for arrowheads. He and Alice spent winters, later in life, in Quartzsite, Arizona.

Per Arnold’s request, he has donated his body to The Ohio State University College of Medicine for anatomical research so there will be no services at this time.

Memorial contributions can be made to Sycamore Fire Department, Mohawk Community Library, or Wyandot County Veterans Service in care of Walton-Moore Funeral Home, P.O. Box 350, Sycamore, Ohio 44882.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at waltonmoorefuneralhome.com.