Wayne Walter Rieches, 66, of Watseka, Illinois, passed away on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.

He was born on August 18, 1952 in Watseka, Illinois, the son of Walter Rieches and Lorene (Knake) Rieches.

Wayne married Sue Zelhart in Watseka on May 27, 1988.

He enjoyed woodworking.

Surviving Mr. Rieches is his wife, Sue Rieches of Watseka; son, Veselin (Jessica) Rieches of Hurricane, WV; sisters, Mary Salm of Watseka, Linda Thompson of Watseka, and Carolyn (Roger) Reed of Watseka; grandchildren, twins on the way; and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and his maternal and paternal grandparents.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 27, 2019 from 4-8pm, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, January 28, 2019 at 11:00 am, at CornerStone Church in Woodland, IL. Another visitation will be held an hour prior. Pastor PJ Parker will officiate.

Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka, Illinois.

Memorials in Mr. Rieches’s name can be made to the CornerStone Church or Donor’s Choice.


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