Walter “Skip” Louis Rieck
June 8, 1951 – Oct. 23, 2012
Memorial services for Walter “Skip” Louis Rieck will be held Saturday, Nov. 3, at 10 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Greybull. “Skip,” 61, died Oct. 23 at his home in Greybull.
He was born June 8, 1951, at Prairie du Chien, Wis., the son of Walter Lee and Anna Marie Weighner Rieck. He was raised in Wisconsin and graduated from Durand High School in 1971.
Skip’s employment with the railroad brought him to the Big Horn Basin in 1985. He married Susan Lunder Feb. 18, 1986.
Skip worked for the Burlington Northern railroad for 17 years until he was injured in 1987. He then worked for Bob Soliday of Rocky Mountain Tree Service for 14 years worked as flagger/traffic control for S&L Industrial for the past four years. His parents, Walter and Anna Marie Rieck of Alma, Wis., and his grandparents, Louis and Mary Weighner of Prairie du Chien, Wis., preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife, Susan Marie Rieck of Greybull; two sons, Benjaman S. Rieck of Chehalis, Wash. and Louis L. Rieck of Greybull and his daughter Jessica Ann Marie Rieck of Greybull.
A memorial dart party and silent auction will be held at the Smokehouse Saloon in Greybull Sunday, Nov. 18 from 1-5 p.m.