Katie S. Riehl

Katie S. Riehl


     Katie S. Riehl, 91, formerly of Gordonville, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, December 12, 2015 from the Denver Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  Born in Leacock, she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Elizabeth Kauffman.  She was the wife of late Aaron S. Riehl who died in 2011.

      A homemaker, Katie was a very social person.  She loved birds, and enjoyed singing, reading and puzzles.  She was a member of the West Haven Amish-Mennonite Church, New Holland.

      Surviving are:  five children, Elizabeth wife of David King of Ronks, Omar husband of Rose Koerner Riehl of Goshen, IN, Priscilla wife of Michael Bahn, Edna Quay, and Elam husband of Danita Beitzel Riehl, all of Lancaster; 15 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Jonas Kauffman of Ephrata; a sister, Mary Lantz of Gap.  She was preceded in death by: a son, Aaron Riehl, Jr., two great-grandchildren; a brother Jacob Kauffman; a sister, Fannie Flaud.

      Funeral services will be held from West Haven Amish-Mennonite Church, 837 Peters Rd., New Holland, on Tuesday, December 15th at 10 am with interment following in Gap View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Gap. Friends may call from 6 to 8 pm at the church on Monday.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Denver Nursing and Rehabilitation Center 400 Lancaster Ave., Stevens, PA 17578.

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