Walter Riggle, 1936-2017

Published 1:00 am Thursday, November 16, 2017

Walter Russell Riggle of Glenville passed away Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at Good Samaritan Society of Albert Lea. He was 81.

Walter Riggle

Walter was born Oct. 18, 1936, to parents Walter Ray and Martha (Bergland) Riggle in Crystal Lake, Iowa. He attended high school in Crystal Lake and served for three years in the National Guard. He moved to the Glenville area in 1963.

Walter was a very hard worker. In his younger years he was a farmer and enjoyed collecting old tractors. Later on he worked at Queen Stove Works in Albert Lea and drove truck for different companies.

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Walter enjoyed spending time with his family and will be missed.

Survivors include his children Cynthia Kach, Rodney Riggle, Bruce Riggle and Troy Riggle; grandchildren Heidi (Mike) Dill, Jessica Riggle and Elijah (Jenna) Riggle; great-grandchildren Jace Gentz, Olivia Gentz, Haidyn Riggle, Huntley Riggle and Henryk Riggle; sisters Margaret Delger and Donna (Ed) Delger; and his dog, Duke.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Richard Helland.

A private service honoring Walter’s life will  take place. Bonnerup Funeral Service is assisting the family.