Linda I. Rieck, 96, of Princeton, Illinois and formerly of Webb Lake, passed away at 10:45 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020 at Aperion Care Nursing Home, Princeton.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, at Grant-Johnson Funeral Home, Princeton, with Pastor Scott Schmidt officiating.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020 at Webb Lake Cemetery with Lisa Bloome officiating.
Linda was born 1924 in Hinsdale, Illinois the daughter of Edward and Mathilda (Whermeister) Pantke.
She married Arthur Rieck and he preceded her in death after more than 50 years of marriage.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one son: Robert Rieck, two brothers: Edward and Ralph Pantke, and one sister: Della Kadera.
Survivors include one daughter-in law, Margaret Rieck of Eau Claire; one daughter, Judy (Andy) Bloome of Wyanet, Illinois; seven grandchildren: Danny (Dawn) Rieck, Becky (John) Fleming, Brian (Maria) Rieck, Samantha (Rick) Komperda, Michael Bloome, Lisa Bloome, and Jennifer (Gerald) Elmore; nine great-grandchildren; and a very special friend, Dr. Bruce Bray of Spooner.
During WWII she worked at the Electromotive Plant in LaGrange, Illinois and later was a homemaker.
She was very dedicated to the Zion Lutheran Church in Hinsdale, Illinois. Linda was a devoted and loving wife, mother, and grandmother.
Memorials may be directed to the food pantry.