Thomas “Tom” Leo Riddle

December 14, 2020

Thomas “Tom” Leo Riddle, 71, October 14, 1949 – December 5, 2020

Tom proudly served his country during the Vietnam War and as a helicopter mechanic in the Wisconsin Air National Guard where he retired after 20 years. Tom worked for A.O. Smith/Tower Automotive for 34 years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and home remodeling.

He is survived by his beloved wife Erna (Lehrach), children Daniel Reichelt, Christine Reichelt-Pepper, Patricia Reichelt, and William Reichelt. Proud grandfather of Lauren, Sean, Zachary, Delaney, Madison, and Cole. Tom is survived by siblings Sandra Goodwin, James (Jim) Riddle, and Patricia (Pat).

Tom was preceded in death by his parents Sydney and Francis Riddle and siblings Mary Heimer, Joanne Kamenick, and Robert (Bob) Riddle. A celebration of Tom’s life to follow at a later date when it is safe to gather.

Donations appreciated to the Wisconsin Veterans Foundation or Cure Alzheimer’s Fund.

Friend of the Virginia Funeral Directors Association
Father of National Funeral Directors Association CEO, Christine Pepper

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