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Robert Ray Rieser

March 6, 1950 — August 11, 2019


Robert Ray Rieser of Warren passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 7:58 p.m. in the Hospice House of Poland. He was 69.

Robert was born on March 6, 1950 in Warren, the son of the late Wilburt and Betty Ann Burkett Rieser.

He was a 1968 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School. Following high school, Robert proudly enlisted in the United States Army and honorably served our country in the Vietnam War, earning a bronze star for valor.

Mr. Rieser enjoyed watching football and baseball especially college level. He was an avid fan of Ohio State University but was known to root for the Florida Gators where his daughters graduated college.

Robert is survived by his 2 daughters, Kristin Rieser of Indianapolis, IN and Kaitlyn Rieser (Billy Seibert) of Jacksonville, FL; 2 sisters, Carole Ann (Glen) Forrest of Orlando, FL and Diane K. Rieser of Cape Coral, FL; 4 brothers, Richard L. Rieser of Florida, James Rieser of Warren, David (Mary) Rieser of Ft. Myers, FL, and Larry (Sandy) Rieser of Ft. Myers, FL; 2 grandchildren, Peyton Elizabeth and William “Bryson” Seibert; He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Ronald E. and Donald D. Rieser

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The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Washington Square for all their care and comfort given to Bob during his stay.

At Robert’s request, full military honors will be rendered on Friday, August 30, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446.

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Friday, August 30, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery

10175 Rawiga Road, Seville, OH 44273

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