February 5, 1968 – September 11, 2022
“Ric” Jon Eric Riemke passed the morning of September 11, 2022. He was born February 5, 1968 in Kendallville, Indiana to John Riemke and the late Barbara Shank Riemke.
He graduated from East Noble High School in 1986 and moved on to Vincennes University on a baseball scholarship. He then transferred to Purdue University, West Lafayette, graduating with a degree in civil engineering in 1991.
After graduation, Ric worked for St. Joseph County then joined Lawson Fisher in 1997 doing what he loved, working outside building roads and bridges for 25 years.
In 1994, Ric married Aimee Miller. The two enjoyed traveling the world.
In 2008 Alyssa Morgan Riemke was born to the happy couple and was instantly Ric’s pride and joy. He loved supporting her in all her endeavors.
Ric loved listening to the Beatles, golfing, fishing and enjoyed all types of sports. He particularly loved Notre Dame football, IU Basketball and any team playing against Purdue.
Ric is preceded in death by his loving mother, Barbara Shank Riemke; and a nephew, Jason Riehm.
Surviving is his loving wife, Aimee (Miller); and beautiful daughter, Alyssa; father, John; sisters, Karen (Greg) Cordial and Julie (Michael) Riehm; brother Michael Riemke (Dan Ryan); as well as many beloved nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Edwardsburg Public School Foundation, at edwardsburgschoolsfoundation.org and the Community Foundation of Noble County/John and Barb Riemke Family Fund at https://cfnoble.org/product/riemke-john-and-barb-family-fund/
Visitation for Ric will take place on Sunday, September 18 at the McGann Hay, Granger Chapel, 13260 SR 23, enter at Cherry Rd. from 1-4p.m. with a Funeral Service beginning at 4p.m. Cremation will then take place at a later date.
To send private condolences, please visit: http://www.mcgannhay.com/condolences.html