"Concerned with the General Welfare of the Deaf of Iowa"

Frederick "Rickey" Riley

July 22, 1946 - January 13, 2018

Frederick Riley, 71, of Omaha, Nebraska, passed away on January 13, 2018 after a long month in a hospital.

Fred attended Nebraska School for the Deaf and graduated on June 10, 1966.  He worked for Disbrow Company of Omaha for many years.  He eventually ran his own small engine business at his place.  Many deaf people patronized his business.

Preceded in death by parents, Charles E. and Rosemary Riley. Survived by sisters, Bonnie (Steven) Nelson, and Joyce (David) Keenan; nieces, Victoria (Greg) Rihanek, and Dr. Bre (Omar) Bolivar; nephew, Tim Keenan; and great-nieces, Kirsten and Bethany Rihanek, and Sofia Bolivar. SERVICES: Tuesday at 10am at St. James Catholic Church. Interment: St. Mary Cemetery.

His funeral service was held last Tuesday, January 16, starting at 10:00 a.m., St. James Catholic Church, 4710 N. 90 St., Omaha, Nebraska 68134

Memorials to the Empty Tomb Ministries, or the family. JOHN A. GENTLEMAN MORTUARIES AND CREMATORY 72nd STREET CHAPEL 1010 North 72nd St. 402-391-1664

Thanks to John A. Gentleman Mortuaries and Crematory, Omaha and Janet Killam for the information.


Updated June 30, 2019