PAXTON — Michael F. Rieken, 62, of rural Paxton died at 5 a.m. Wednesday (Dec. 21, 2005) at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Danville.
Service: 11 a.m. Friday at First Lutheran Church, 310 S. College, Paxton.
Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. today at the Ford-Baier Funeral Home, 406 E. Pells St., Paxton, and one hour before the service Friday at the church.
Burial: Glen Cemetery, Paxton, with military graveside rites.
Memorials: Heifer International, P.O. Box 8058, Little Rock, AK 72203 or a charity of the donorís choice.
Survivors: his wife, Connie; one daughter, Erin (John) Staab, Champaign; two stepsons, David (Dawn) Bachtold, Paxton and Colin Van Hagey, Champaign; one stepdaughter, Catherine Morgan, Champaign seven grandchildren; and one sister, Cheryl Newton, Bradenton, Fla.