Wiley Rieger, 86, Elim Rehabilitation and Care Center, Fargo, ND, formerly of Walcott, ND, died on Monday, October 31, 2005 at Elim. Wiley was born to John and Mary (Ista) Rieger December 26, 1918 in Walcott, ND. He attended the Ista School, rural Walcott, in Colfax Township. He farmed with his father until purchasing his own farm in 1941. He married Marjorie Aune on September 23, 1941 in rural Abercrombie, ND. They farmed until the spring of 1982 when they moved to Horace, ND. They moved to West Fargo, ND in 2003. He became a resident of Elim in August of 2004. In retirement he enjoyed golfing. He was a member of Zion United Methodist Church, rural Walcott, ND and became a member of Calvary United Methodist Church in Fargo, ND. He served on the boards at both churches.
He is survived by his wife, Marjorie, Pioneer House, Fargo, ND; children: Bonnie Ackerman, West Fargo, ND, Clayton Rieger (Cheryl) Walcott, ND, Jan Rieger (Sandra) Walcott, ND, Dale Rieger (Judy) Breezy Point, MN; one brother: Leo Rieger (Irene) Fargo, ND; 11 grandchildren; and 4 great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents; one brother: Adam Rieger; and four sisters: Margaret Larson, Rosie House, Ethel House, and Grace Thoe.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, November 2, 2005 from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm with a Prayer Service at 7:00pm at Fredrikson Funeral Chapel, Kindred, ND. The Funeral will be on Thursday, November 3, 2005 at Calvary United Methodist Church, Fargo, ND at 11:00 am. Burial will be at the Zion Cemetery, rural Walcott, ND.
Arrangements entrusted to the care of Fredrikson Funeral Chapel, Kindred, ND. On-line guestbook at www.boulgerfuneralhome.com.