May 6, 2010

(10/25/ 1930 - 4/28/2010)

Jamie Clark Riebel, 79, of rural Arbela, Missouri, died April 28, 2010, at Scotland County Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Missouri.

He was born October 25, 1930 at Arbela, Missouri to Alva Clark and Lucille Pearl Stone Riebel.

He graduated from Memphis High School, Class of 1948. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp during the Korean War from March, 1952 until March, 1954.

He married Doris Elaine Schroeder on January 12, 1958 in Fort Madison, Iowa and to this union two children were born.

Jamie was a life-long farmer, raising cattle and growing row crops. He enjoyed being outdoors, fishing and some types of hunting.

He was a member of the Wallace W. Gillespie VFW Post #4958.

He is survived by his wife, Doris, of the home; a daughter, Sandra Riebel, of Minneapolis, Minnesota; a son, Jay Riebel and Angie Howard, of Branson, Missouri; two grandchildren: Jason Riebel of Phoenix, Arizona; Amanda Brown and her husband, Josh, of Carrollton, Texas; two great grandsons: Zeke Martinez and Eli Brown. Other survivors include a sister, Mary Jane Bergen of Cedartown, Georgia; nieces, nephews and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Lurla Meinhardt, and two brothers: Darrell Riebel and Roger Riebel.

Funeral services were held at 2 P.M. at the funeral home on Saturday, May 1, 2010, with Reverend Charles Hammack officiating. Burial followed in the Lawn Ridge Cemetery in rural Scotland County. Casket bearers were Randy Riebel, Josh Brown, Dan Frederick, Jason Riebel, Kim Meinhardt and Tom Riebel. Graveside military honors were accorded by Wallace W. Gillespie V.F.W. Post #4958.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Judeís Childrenís Hospital or the donorís choice and may be left at or mailed to Memphis Funeral Home, 378 South Market Street, Memphis, Missouri 63555.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Memphis Funeral Home.

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