Danny Riggenbach

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PAULDING -- Danny Riggenbach, 78, died Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at Community Memorial Hospital, Hicksville, Ohio.

He was born in Paulding County, Ohio, on May 20, 1935, the son of Harold and Laura (Spriestebach) Riggenbach. On April 4, 1959, he married Almalee C. Monroe, who survives. He was a sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War. He retired in 1993 from Consolidate Freightways, Fremont, Ind., and was previously employed by Reed Trucking, Kauser Trucking, and LaFarge. He was a member of the Paulding VFW Post 587 and Woodburn American Legion Post 377.

He is survived by his wife, Almalee, Paulding; three children, Molly (Russell) Haney, Paulding, Danny "Toie" Riggenbach Jr., Wauseon, and Kristi (Gary) Donat, Antwerp; a sister, Phyllis (Tom) Reynolds, Altoona, Fla.; six grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many great-stepgrandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at Rose Hill Church of God, with Pastor Ron Hofacker officiating. Burial will follow in St. Paul Cemetery, Paulding, with military graveside rites accorded by VFW Post 587. Visitation will be from 2-9 p.m. Friday, May 16, at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding, and from 1:30 p.m. until time of services on Saturday at the church.

Donations may be made to Wounded Warriors; Caring and Sharing Food Pantry; or CHP Hospice, Paulding. Online condolences may be sent to www.denherderfh.com.

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