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Clipping hand dated 10-6-53

Jay County Librarian Succumbs Suddenly

Redkey, Ind. - The Rev. Edward S. Riegel, 67, minister of the Christian Church since 1910, died suddenly at 9 p.m. Monday in the Jay County Hospital.

A former Redkey school teacher for 13 years, he was Jay County librarian at Portland.  He was a member of the Portland Christian Church.

Surviving are the widow, Alma; one daughter, Mrs. Lois Smail of Richmond; three sons, Robert of Redkey, Ronald of Salem, Va., and Bruce of Kokomo; three grandchildren, and his father, Harrison of Redkey

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Redkey Christian Church, with the Rev. John Ralls officiating.  Friends may call at the Jones Funeral Home, Redkey, after 7 p.m. Tuesday.


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