Barbara G. (Bange) Rietcheck, 86, Hoxie, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, at Sheridan County Health Complex Independent Living, Hoxie.

She was born April 28, 1933, in rural Oakley to Joseph Herman and Anna Mary (Schwarz) Bange.

She married Alfred John Rietcheck on Aug. 25, 1956, in Seguin. She was a bookkeeper for Grinnell Coop (Seguin Branch).

Survivors include her husband, of the home; 11 sons, Donald Rietcheck, Ronald Rietcheck and Roger Rietcheck, all of Hoxie, Gerald Rietcheck, Wichita, David Rietcheck, Goodland, Daniel Rietcheck, Colby, Gregory Rietcheck, Bavaria, Terrance Rietcheck, Collyer, Richard Rietcheck, Rochester, Wash., Andrew Rietcheck, Rossville, and Brian Rietcheck, Hays; two brothers, Ed Bange, Garden City, and Sylvester Bange, Colby; two sisters, Rosella Meitl, Oberlin, and Mildred Hill, Great Bend; 26 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two grandsons; and a great-great-grandson.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Martins Catholic Church, Seguin; burial in St. Martin Catholic Cemetery, Seguin.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday with family receiving friends from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Mickey-Leopold Funeral Home, Hoxie.

A vigil will be at 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to St. Martins Catholic Church, DSNWK or St. Martins Catholic Cemetery Fund in care of the funeral home.

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