Glenn Riegsecker
Glenn J. Riegsecker, 85, of Middlebury, died at 9:06 am on Sunday,
September 30, at Elkhart General Hospital after a five-year battle with
cancer. He was born on December 6, 1932  in Middlebury to Joseph
and Katie (Kauffman) Riegsecker. On April 30, 1955 in White
Michigan he married Esther Graber, she survives. Survivors in
addition to his wife are daughter, Sheryl (Charles) Horst;
two sons,
Randall (Sharon) Riegsecker
, Robert (Lilly) Riegsecker; daughter-in-
law, Kathy (Dave) Peachey all of Middlebury; 18 grandchildren, 32
great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mary Riegsecker of Middlebury,
Gladys Miller of Shipshewana, Lucy Bontrager of Goshen. He was
preceded in death by his parents; two sons Rodney and Ronald
Riegsecker; two great-grandchildren, Jordan and Bridget Miller; two
brothers, Harold and Vernon Riegsecker; sister, Ella Troyer. Glenn’s
faith and relationship with God was very important to him. He was a
farmer and drove school bus for many years for the Middlebury
School System. He had also worked as a truck driver and in different
area RV factories. He was a member of the Roselawn Conservative
Mennonite Church, Middlebury and wintered for 22 years with his
wife in Sarasota Florida. He enjoyed woodworking and fishing. One
of his favorite hobbies was to visit garage sales; many times he
would end up fixing his newfound items and re-selling them. His
favorite items include watches that he would fix and donate to
mission projects. He was very talented with his hands and fixed many
items for his family as well. Visitation will be from 2:00 - 8:00 pm on
Tuesday October 2,
 at Griner Mennonite Church, Middlebury. There
also will be one hour of visitation prior to the 10:00am funeral service
on Wednesday, October 3, also at the church. Services will be
conducted by the Roselawn Ministry Team and his sons. Burial will
be in Miller Cemetery, Goshen. Memorials may be given to Crusades
for Christ African Missions.  Online condolences may be offered at

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To Esther and family, We send our condolence to you. I treasure the
memories of visiting you both in Florida. Glenn will be missed by
many. Praying God will give you the strength you need as you go
through this time of your loss.
From: Mervin & Mary Jane Kramer ( Miller , Helmuth )
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Sending our sympathy to all your family in your loss. We enjoyed
seeing Glenn and Esther in Florida and will miss him.
From: Al and Rachel Kemp