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Jean Marie Riha

July 31, 1922 March 27, 2018
Jean Marie Riha
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Obituary for Jean Marie Riha

Jean Marie Riha, age 95 and a resident of Berkley since 1952, passed away to be with her Lord on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at Shelby Nursing Center in Shelby Township. She was born July 31, 1922 in Detroit to Gertrude and Aloysius Kiesgen. As a young lady she graduated from St. Mary’s High School in Redford.

Mrs. Riha was longtime member of Our Lady of La Salette Catholic Church and will be fondly remembered for her Sunday pot roast dinners. She enjoyed sewing, reading, traveling, camping, music, and the Great Lakes. But most of all, she loved her husband, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

Jean is survived by her children, Claudia (Karl) Voglrieder, Mark Riha, Steven Riha, Celeste (Richard) Hanes and Keith (Caron) Riha; son-in-law, Charles Saputo; daughter-in-law, Kathy Riha; twelve grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Albert; daughter, Janine Saputo; son, Gerard Riha; sister, Dolores Harbour; and brother, Donald Kiesgen.

The family will receive friends Monday 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM at the Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home, 2125 12 Mile Road, Berkley (2 blocks West of Woodward). A scripture reading will be 7:00 PM Monday during visitation at the funeral home. Mrs. Riha will lie in state Tuesday from 10:30 AM until the time of Mass 11:00 AM at Our Lady of La Salette Catholic Church, 2600 Harvard, Berkley (at Coolidge, ½ N of 11 Mile Road). Procession following to Roseland Park Cemetery in Berkley.
Memorial Contributions are suggested to Our Lady of La Salette Catholic Church or WRCJ-FM Radio.


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Visitation

Monday

2

Apr

3:00 PM 4/2/2018 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/2/2018 8:00:00 PM
Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home & Cremation Services

2125 Twelve Mile Road
Berkley, MI 48072

There will be a church scripture service at 7:00 PM.

Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home & Cremation Services
2125 Twelve Mile Road Berkley 48072 MI
United States

Service

Tuesday

3

Apr

11:00 AM 4/3/2018 11:00:00 AM
Our Lady of La Salette Catholic Church

2600 Harvard Road
Berkley, Michigan 48072

Mrs. Riha will lie in state at church from 10:30 AM until the time of Mass.

Our Lady of La Salette Catholic Church
2600 Harvard Road Berkley 48072 Michigan
United States

Memorial Contribution

WRCJ-FM Radio

123 Selden Street
Suite 250
Detroit, Michigan 48201

Our Lady of La Salette Catholic Church

2600 Harvard Road
Berkley, Michigan 48072
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