Mathilda A. Rieman (97) of Effingham


Published on March 11 2013 10:19 am

Mathilda A. Rieman, 97 of Effingham, passed away at 7:04 a.m., Monday, March 11, 2013 at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, March 15 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Effingham with burial in St. Anthony Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at Bauer Funeral Home in Effingham with a 6:30 p.m. parish wake service. Memorials may be made to donor's choice.

Mathilda was born May 12, 1915 in Green Creek, the daughter of Henry and Catherine (Swingler) Niebrugge. She married John J. Rieman May 18, 1935 and he preceded her in death in 1965. She was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Effingham.

Mathilda is survived by three sons, Robert A. (wife Linda) of Teutopolis, Donald H. (wife Marjorie) of Effingham and Steven J. (wife Barbara) of Sigel; daughter, Linda (husband Terry) Campbell of Paris and sister, Pauline Hoene of Effingham; 13 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

Mathilda was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John; son, James; daughter, Marilyn; brothers, Adolph Niebrugge and Andrew Niebrugge and sisters, Mildred Lee and Mary Frances.