Elaine Dorothy (Rieck) Hitchler-Biel was born on Oct. 17, 1933, to Alfred and Irma (Neidhardt) Rieck near Primrose, in rural Boone County. Elaine passed away on Nov. 6, 2022, at the age of 89. Elaine is survived by her children: Ken Hitcher of Waterloo, Dan (Deb) Hitchler of North Bend, Cliff (Tracy) Hitchler of Elkhorn and Shirley (Bill) Berger of Spalding; step children: Richard Biel, Barbara Molck, Beverly Ayala and Rollin Biel; grandchildren: Donald (Trish) Hitchler of Omaha, Jessica Hitchler of North Bend, Tyler (Breanna) Hitchler of Omaha, Brittanie (Jeff) Faltys of Elkhorn, Melissa (Tyler) Kaps of Ord, Brianna (Tyler) Sherlock of Alliance, Danielle (Tim) Pieper of Elkhorn, Olivia (Erik) Christensen of Omaha, Eric (Eleanor) Berger of Spalding, Todd Berger of Spalding and Mardee Berger of Spalding; great grandchildren: Toby Bush, Silas Hitchler, Marlys Hitchler, Braylie Faltys, Ellis Hitchler, Ben Christensen, Hollis Hitchler, Levi Sherlock, Kinsley Faltys and Knox Berger.
Elaine was preceeded in death by her husband Don, husband Irvin, her parents Alfred and Irma Rieck, her sister and brother-in-law, Carol and Gay Primrose, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Robert (Velma and Iva) Hitchler, Eve (Roy) Albright, Salome (Dale) Albright, Carl (Betty) Hitchler, and Valentine Peter Hitchler.
Funeral services were Friday, Nov. 11, 2022 at Bethany Lutheran Church, Elkhorn. She was buried at Prospect Hill Cemetery of Elkhorn in Omaha.
Reichmuth Funeral Home of Omaha/Elkhorn were in charge of arrangements. Condonlences may be left at email@example.com.
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