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Donald  Riedler
Donald Riedler
Donald Riedler

April 10, 1925 - January 7, 2018
Born in Arlington, MN
Resided in Des Moines, Iowa
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Donald Albert Riedler, 92, passed away Sunday, January 7, 2018, in Des Moines. Burial will take place at Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Adel, Iowa, on January 19, 2018, at 2 pm.

Donald was born April 10, 1925, in Arlington, MN, to Albert and Clara (Doering) Riedler. He married Lois Miller in 1993.

Donald served in the Navy during WWII on the USS Bremerton.

Donald worked his entire career as a programmer for Burlington Northern Railroad, retiring in 1986. A musician for over 70 years; music was the joy of Donald’s life. Donald had his own band, the Don Riggs Big Band which performed in Minnesota and surrounding states for 20 years. When Donald wasn’t enjoying music, he was fishing for walleye at Big Stone Lake

Donald is survived by his wife, Lois Miller; stepchildren, Thomas J (Cheri) Miller of Eagle Lake, MN, Jan (Art Kossack) Miller Straub of Des Moines, IA, Mary Kay (Robert Sadlemir) Boudwyn of Black Mountain, NC, and Judy Schrad (Dean) Wirtz of Lake City, IA, Kevin (Elizabeth) Riedler of Bountiful, UT, Kim (Kevin) Bjick of Apple Valley, MN, and Kari Lazaretti of Eagan, MN; as well as many grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and Wife Florence (Krogh) Riedler.

Contributions may be made to the St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Henderson, MN.

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Graveside Service
Iowa Veterans Cemetery
34024 Veterans Memorial Drive
Adel, IA US 50003
Friday, January 19, 2018
2:00 PM
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