Carl Riebe

Carl A. Riebe, 88, of Erie died Monday, Nov. 16, 2009, at Guest Home Estates in Erie. He had been in failing health for two years.
He was born Dec. 29, 1920, in Walnut, to George M. and Minnie M. (Schueneman) Riebe. He attended Raymond Country School and graduated in 1938 from Hepler High School.
On April 21, 1946, he married Norma Hines in Erie. They lived in the rural Walnut area until moving to Erie in 1968. He farmed many years and also worked as a supervisor in the oil fields for the Walter Duncan Co. of Oklahoma City. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Erie. He enjoyed woodworking.
He is survived by his wife of the home; a son, Dana and his wife, Debra, Pittsburg; three daughters, Audrey McCall and her husband, Randy, Moran, Rhonda Craven, Wichita, and Tari Emery and her husband, Rob, Pittsburg; eight grandchildren, Travis McCall and his wife, Mindy, Sheila Newman and her husband, Brent, Tiffany Willard and her husband, Joey, Mystique Guerrero and her husband, Rudy, Sunni Stipp and her husband, Anthony, Vanessa Kramer and her husband, Jason, T.J. Ensch and his wife, Kathreen, and Marcella Ensch; and 12 great-grandchildren.
A brother, George, died earlier.
Visitation will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today at the Pierce-Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Parsons.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Erie. Burial will be in East Hill Cemetery.
Memorials to First Baptist Church of Erie may be left at the funeral home or mailed to Box 182, Erie, Kan., 66733. Condolences may be left online at