Lois Marie Riebe, 74, Jackson, Calif.

Published 12:00 am Friday, May 21, 2004

Lois Marie Riebe, age 74, passed away on May 18, 2004, at her home in Jackson, Calif.

Lois Marie Hellie was born on April 18, 1930, in Albert Lea, and attended college at Mankato State Teacher’s College where she earned her teaching certificate. Mrs. Riebe taught elementary school for several years before retiring to raise her two children: Todd and Allison.

Lois assisted her husband, David, in managing his art business and traveled to art shows and galleries throughout the Midwest. Together they enjoyed their numerous adventures to locations throughout the United Sates and Mexico. In later years, Lois devoted much of her time to her grandchildren whom she loved dearly.

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Mrs. Riebe is survived by her husband of 47 years, David Riebe; her son and daughter-in-law: Todd D. Riebe and Teresa J. Pichay of Jackson, Calif.; daughter and son-in-law: Allison and Rodney Schmidt of Dripping Springs, Texas; her six grandchildren: Matthew, Rachael, Joshua, Elizabeth, Abby and Natalie; and countless friends she made throughout her life.

Mrs. Riebe was preceded in death by her parents: Melvin and Rachael Hellie.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, May 27, at 11 a.m. at Calvary Chapel, located at 18400 Ridge Road in Pine Grove, Calif. Inurnment will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Of Amador County, P.O. Box 595, Jackson, CA 95642. Condolences may be offered to the family at daneri@cdepot.net.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Daneri Mortuary in Jackson, Calif.