Myrtle Riley

Obituary of Myrtle Lucille Riley

Myrtle Lucille (Wichmann) Riley of Licking, MO was born October 11, 1926, in St. Louis, MO to Emil and Fannie (Chamber) Wichmann. She left this earth to join her husband of 50 years in heaven on September 15, 2022, with her daughters at her side. Myrtle was baptized at a young age and attended school in St. Louis, Kirkwood, and Troy, Missouri. She and her father then oved to the Licking area where she met, fell in love with, and married the man of her dreams, Joseph Riley. They were blessed with four children; Betty Jean Riley of Licking, MO; Connie May Stevens (deceased); infant son Joseph Wayne Riley (deceased); and Jo Ann Cardwell (Robert) of Licking, MO; grandchildren Carlene Bredahl (Jerry) of Eureka, MO; Halona Bear (Jeff) of Iberia, MO; Gloria Lewis (Larry) of Licking, MO; Jo Ann Robinson (Allen) of St. James, MO; Michele Buckner (Dustin) of Licking, MO; Jennifer Trout (Donald) of Licking, MO; Jessica Margison (Zeb) of New Castle, IN; eleven great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren, and one great-great-great grandson. Myrtle had a great appreciation for flowers and plants. She loved working in her flower garden, feeding her hummingbirds, and attending and having yard sales. She loved and assembled many beautiful jigsaw puzzles and was a huge fan of the St. Louis Cardinals, watching their games faithfully. Myrtle is preceded in death by her parents; two infant siblings; and one sister, Marie (Wichmann) Sroaf; her husband Joseph; and two children, infant son Joseph and daughter Connie. Myrtle will be sadly missed by those whose lives she touched most.
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Saturday
17
September

Visitation

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday, September 17, 2022
Fox Chapel
128 S Main St
Licking, Missouri, United States
573-674-2293
Saturday
17
September

Funeral Service

1:00 pm
Saturday, September 17, 2022
Fox Chapel
128 S Main St
Licking, Missouri, United States
573-674-2293
Saturday
17
September

Committal Service

2:15 pm
Saturday, September 17, 2022
Hutchason Cemetery
US Hwy 63 & Hutchason Road
Licking, Missouri, United States
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