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John J. Riese

April 7, 1936 — April 20, 2015

John J. Riese, 78, passed away after a short but courageous battle with cancer on Monday, April 20, 2015 at Manor Care. John was born on April 7, 1936 to Ferd and Anna (Williamson) Riese. On July 6, 1957 he married Sancee Bergner at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Appleton and together they celebrated 57 wonderful years together. John worked as a chemical engineer at American Can for many years until his retirement.

John is survived by his wife Sancee, four children; Chris Riese, Julie Drath, David Riese, and Jeannie (Kevin) Stolzman, grandchildren; Dustin, Brittany, Amanda, Andrew, Joshua, Tanya (Jayme), Ben (Heather), Shane, Andy (Robin), Brady, 10 great-grandchildren, a brother, Jerome Riese, and two sisters; Mary Ann (Ronald) Wenzel, and Rosemary (Walter) Pauls, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

The funeral liturgy will be held on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 11:30 AM at ST. MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH, 528 Second St. Menasha, with Fr. Paul Paider officiating. A time of visitation will be held on Tuesday, from 10:00 AM until the time of the mass at church. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wichmannfargo.com.

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Thursday, April 28, 2022

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St. Mary Catholic Church, Menasha

528 2nd St, Menasha, WI 54952

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Thursday, April 28, 2022

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