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Walter J. Reidi

Thursday, March 27, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

Sears, Roebuck executive

Walter J. Riedi, 90, formerly of Fla., died March 16, 2014, at Woodlawn Terrace at the Oaks, Saisbury Township.

Born in Oelwin, Iowa, he was a son of the late Walter and Edith (Premis) Riedi.

He was a graduate of Drexel University with a bachelor's degree in engineering.

He was in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He was an executive upon retiring from Sears Roebuck Company after 40 years.

He was a member of Hope Lutheran Church, Daytona Beach, Fla.

He was a member of the Easton Lodge 152, F.&A.M.

He is survived by a son, Ron and his wife Wendy of Moore Township; five grandchildren, Kristin, Andrew, JoAnna, Daniel and Cody; a niece; and a nephew.

In addition to his former wife, the late Violet (DePizzol) Riede, he was predeceased by a sister, Florence.

Contributions may be made to the Wounded Arrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, Fla., 32256.

Arrangements were made by Bensing Funeral Home Inc.