George Louis Riecken1

#9337, (6 June 1904 - 21 December 1957)


Fanny Abigail Lewis b. 1904, d. 1977
Child 1.George Carl Riecken4 (1931 - 2006)
Birth*6 June 1904He was born on 6 June 1904 at Posey Co., IndianaG.1,2 
Marriage*circa 1928He married Fanny Abigail Lewis, daughter of Price Lewis and Viola Edith Hartley, circa 1928 at IndianaG.3 
Death*21 December 1957He died on 21 December 1957 at Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IndianaG, at age 53.2 


  1. [S1672] Indiana Death Certificates 1899-2011/2017, Indiana State Board of Health, Death Certificates, 1900–2011, 1957, roll 18, img. 1376/2240. No. 043065, Local No. 1643. George L Riecken, b. IN 6 Jun 1904, son of Louis Riecken and Magie Schuessler, marr., res. 831 Washington Ave., Evansville IN, occ. shoe repair shop; d. 21 Dec 1957, St. Mary's Hospital, age 53y 6m 16d, fatal burns from gas explosion; inf. Mrs. George Riecken, same res.; bur. Memorial Park Cemetery, Evansville IN, 23 Dec 1957, online
  2. [S117] Indiana, WPA Birth Index, 1880-1920, online, male, b. 6 Jun 1904, son of Louis Riecken and Maggie Schussler, Posey Co.
  3. [S74] Charles Browning, compiler, Browning Genealogy Database, online (Evansville Indiana: Browning Funeral Home), Mrs. Fannie A Riecken, age 73, and Mrs. Loraine Goad, dau. of Mrs. Marian Brown, age 52; auto accident, Hwy 41 and Washington Ave., 10:30 PM; hit by truck, driver charged with running red light; Fannie was owner of Riecken Shoe Shops with son Geo. Carl; wid. of Geo. L Riecken who moved shops to Evansville in 1914; shops founded by his father in Mt. Vernon; Fannie's sons Carl and Ronald (marina operator, daus. Mrs. Martha Stafford (Ft. Lauderdale FL), Mrs. Mary Benthal (Griffin IN), Mrs. Mildred Baker (Michigan), bro. Ed Lewis.
  4. [S1672] Indiana Death Certificates 1899-2011, 2006, roll 5, img. 403/1527. No. 005392. George C Riecken, b. Evansville IN 28 Aug 1931, son of George L Riecken and Fanny A Lewis, marr., res. 101 Jennings Street, Newburgh IN, occ. Shoe & Orthotic Laboratory; d. 4 Feb 2006, Deaconess Gateway Hospital, Newburgh IN, age 74, coronary occlusion; inf. Linda Riecken, wife, same res.; bur Alexander Park Lawn, Evansville IN.