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Immanuel Lutheran Church
Friday January 26th, 2018
3:00pm - 8:00pm

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Josephine A. Riechmann

Josephine A. Riechmann, nee Diewald, 91, of Waterloo, Illinois, died January 25, 2018, in Waterloo, IL. She was born March 8, 1926, in Harrisonville, IL.

She is survived by her children Dennis (Luann) Valentine, Anna (Darrell) Glaenzer, & Patricia (Rich) Dependahl; daughter-in-law Bonnie Valentine; 9 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; step children; step grandchildren; step great grandchildren; nieces; nephews; & cousins.

She is preceded in death by her husbands Vernon Valentine & Herbert Riechmann Sr.; son Richard Valentine; parents John & Marie (nee Tecklenberg) Diewald; sister Mary Horrell; brother Carl Diewald; & step daughter June Lacey.

Josephine was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church - Valmeyer, former member of the Altar Society, Kloepper Clubs, and former business owner.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
American Cancer Society or Family Wishes

3 PM to 8 PM Friday, January 26, 2018 at Quernheim Funeral Home
8 AM until 9:15 AM Saturday 

Funeral Mass:
10 AM Saturday, January 27, 2018 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Valmeyer, IL
Father Felix Chukwuma officiating
Interment at SS Peter & Paul Cemetery in Waterloo, IL

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So sorry for loss of Josephine! We have many fond memories! Anna sorry we didn't see this in time to personally offer condolences to the family, or to visit her with the bottle of beer!! Bob & Mary Fredrick

Bob & Mary Fredrick Jan 27 2018 12:00 AM

rrisonville...Red Bud...and Valmeyer... You all have a lot to be proud of and Josie was a great mother and granny...Sorry for your lose...but always proud to call her Cousin....Gene Mentel

Gene Mentel Jan 26 2018 12:00 AM

Dear Anna, I am so sorry for your loss. Your Mom was quite a woman! Very special. Youre in our thoughts and prayers. Love you,
Pierre and David

Pierre Jan 25 2018 12:00 AM