William Newton Riedel, Age: 81
Dec 22, 1937 -- Nov 5, 2019

William "Bill" Newton Riedel of Merriam,KS, went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at his home with his family by his side.

Visitation will be 10:00am-12, Friday, November 8, at  Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS.  

Family suggests memorial contributions to the Ronald McDonald House.

Bill was born on December 22, 1937, in KCK.  He was the son of William B and Frances Arnola Riedel, who proceeds him in death.  Bill worked at Board of Public Utilities from 1957 until retirement in 1996.  In 1970 he married his love, Delores Kay Mahon.  They both loved to travel.  They enjoyed their retirement years in Florida, especially during the winter.  Bill was especially known for his fun loving,free spirit.  He always had a big smile and was quite ornery .

Bill is survived by his wife of 48 years, Delores Kay Riedel, three daughters and spouses, Janet and Gregg Creten, Connie Anthony, and Karen and David Vickers, a brother Louis Riedel and grandchildren, JoAnna Creten, Nick Creten,Courtney Anthony, Aaron Pollock, Matt Pollock, and three great-grandchildren, Maddox and Dillon Pollock and Harper Hendricks.

Bill's family would like to thank everyone for their love, support and prayers during this difficult time.

 

 

 

 



Condolences

Judy Robertson Nov 07 ,2019

Friend ,Kansas ,Kansas

Jan prayers to you and your family, may God Blessing help you heal. Your dad is at peace and you will carry him in your heart for ever. Remember all the good times and the joy you had when you where together. He would want you all to be happy and at peace and he is resting in the arms of our Heavenly Father. May God Bless you all.

Andi and Ray Prush Nov 07 ,2019

Friends ,Jasper ,Georgia

Delores, we are so very sorry for your loss. We are all better people having known him. Thinking of you

Lee Ann Thompson Nov 07 ,2019

Friend ,Mount Vernon ,Washington

Delores, my deepest condolences to you and the family at this time. I have fond memories of hanging with you and Bill and especially Bill teaching me to play poker (or at least trying to). I will keep you and Bill in my prayers. Lee Ann

James Mason Nov 08 ,2019

Co worker friend ,Kansas City ,Kansas

So very sorry for your loss. Bill was a great friend we had very good memories together lots of laughs lots of fun stories. Prayers for Bill and Family 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

Nancy Harden Nov 08 ,2019

Friend of Delores ,Kansas City ,Missouri

God Bless Bill, you and all his loved ones Delores. I know he was your world. Deepest sympathy to you and his family. He was a wonderful man that loved you deeply. You had many good years together...48 years is a very long time to be dedicated to each other. Praying for your peace and strength. I love you girlfriend. Are you going to Florida for the winter? Hugs.

Sylvester & Carol Byrd Nov 08 ,2019

Friends ,Kansas ,Kansas

Dear family of Bill, My husband worked at BPU for 43 years and we both had the pleasure of knowing Bill and family. In fact after we had two girls and our third baby was a boy, Sylvester Jr. Bill brought a football to our son immediately after he was delivered! Never will forget Bill❤️

Event:
Visitation
Location:
Porter Funeral Home
Address:
8535 Monrovia
City:
Lenexa
State:
Kansas
Zip Code:
66215
Date:
Nov 08 ,2019
Time:
10:00 AM
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Event:
Graveside Service
Location:
Highland Park Cemetery
Address:
4101 State Ave.
City:
Kansas City
State:
Kansas
Zip Code:
66102
Date:
Nov 08 ,2019
Time:
2:30 PM
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