RIEKENA, Jake T. 1906-1991
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 4/26/2014 at 11:46:38
Jake Riekena Services Held
Graveside services for Jake T. Riekena (1906-1991) were held in Wellsburg at 2 p.m. Friday, November 1 following the 10:30 a.m. services in Maxwell.
Mr. Riekena, former administrator for Maxwell and Reinbeck schools, passed away peacefully Tuesday, October 29, after having recently celebrated his 85th birthday with loved ones.
Jake was preceded in death by his wife, Helen.
He is survived by one son Ron; three daughters, Alyce, Shirley, and Jacquelyn; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Jake, as well as all Riekena kin living in Wellsburg, are direct descendants of one of Grundy County's pioneer families.
--The Grundy Register/Wellsburg Herald (Grundy Center, Iowa), 7 November 1991, pg 12
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