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Dana R. Riedel

December 18, 1949 ~ August 26, 2022 (age 72)

Obituary

Dana R. Riedel, age 72 of Sycamore, Ohio died at 1:18 P.M., Friday, August 26, 2022 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. He was born on December 18, 1949 in Tiffin, Ohio to Ross and Emma (Steinhilber) Riedel. He married Jean (Long) Riedel on March 13, 1971 and she survives.                                 

He is survived by a daughter, Angela Haake and friend Jesse Detrick, Huntsville, Ohio and a son, Montgomery “Monte” (Brooke) Riedel, Kettering, Ohio. Also surviving are two sisters, Paula (Kirk) Kirkpatrick, Newberry Springs, California, Anita Wurm, Bucyrus, Ohio and a brother, Van (Cathy) Riedel, Crestline, Ohio, plus in-laws, Carl (Deb) Long, rural Tiffin, Ohio and Diana Pentony, Tiffin, Ohio, many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. He also had many fur baby grandchildren. He was preceded in death by twin daughters, Jane Ann and Jill Louise Riedel, in 1972. 

Dana was a Mohawk High School music teacher for thirty years, retiring in 2002. He also was the owner of Riedel’s Piano Service for forty-nine years. 

Dana was a member of Harmony United Methodist Church where he was very active in all the music events at the church, plus other activities associated with the church. He also was the music director at Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church, rural Tiffin, Ohio for forty years.                                                                         

Dana was a 1968 graduate of Mohawk High School, 1972 graduate of Heidelberg College, and formerly was working on his masters degree at Bowling Green State University. He was a member of the Seneca County Gideons, member of the International Piano Tuner’s Guild, member of the Wyandot County Council of Birth Defects, and was selected to be a member of the Outstanding Young Men of America.                              

For hobbies, he loved to play all kinds of music, gave many private music lessons to children, loved all kinds of high school and college sports, and was an avid Ohio State University fan.                                                      

Funeral services for Dana will be held at 11:00 A.M., Thursday, September 1, 2022 at Harmony United Methodist Church with Rev. Michael Padula and Rev. Gary Hicks officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant View Cemetery, Sycamore, Ohio. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 from 4:00-8:00 P.M. at the Walton-Moore Funeral Home, Sycamore, Ohio and also from 10:00-11:00 A.M. Thursday, September 1, 2022 at the church prior to the funeral service.                                                                                                        

Memorial contributions can be made to Harmony United Methodist Church, Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church, Seneca County Gideons, or the Kidney Foundation of Northwest Ohio in care of Walton-Moore Funeral Home, P.O. Box 350, Sycamore, Ohio 44882. Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.waltonmoorefuneralhome.com.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
August 31, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Walton-Moore Funeral Home
201 W. Saffel Avenue
Sycamore, OH 44882

Visitation
Thursday
September 1, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Harmony United Methodist Church
6487 S County Road 19
Tiffin, OH 44883

Funeral Service
Thursday
September 1, 2022

11:00 AM
Harmony United Methodist Church
6487 S County Road 19
Tiffin, OH 44883

Donations

Harmony United Methodist Church
6487 S County Road 19, Tiffin OH 44883
Tel: 1-419-447-5552
Web: https://tiffinharmonyumc.com/

Memorial contributions can be made to Harmony United Methodist Church in care of Walton-Moore Funeral Home, P.O. Box 350, Sycamore, Ohio 44882.

Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church
3721 E County Road 38, Tiffin OH 44883

Memorial contributions can be made to Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church in care of Walton-Moore Funeral Home, P.O. Box 350, Sycamore, Ohio 44882.

Seneca County Gideons

Memorial contributions can be made to Seneca County Gideons in care of Walton-Moore Funeral Home, P.O. Box 350, Sycamore, Ohio 44882.

Kidney Foundation of Northwest Ohio
3100 W. Central Ave., Suite 150, Toledo OH 43606
Tel: 1-419-329-2196
Web: https://kfnwo.org/

Memorial contributions can be made to the Kidney Foundation of Northwest Ohio in care of Walton-Moore Funeral Home, P.O. Box 350, Sycamore, Ohio 44882.

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