Wednesday, January 18, 2017
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM CST
Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home
803 Main St.
Racine, WI 53403
and on Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.
To the Family
Life Story / Obituary
Michael J. Rieckhoff Jr., age 33, passed away at his residence on Saturday January 14, 2017. Michael was born in Racine on June 29, 1983, son of Penny (nee: Orlowski) and the late Michael J. Rieckhoff Sr.
Mike was a proud graduate of Wm. Horlick High School, “Class of 2001” and ITT Technical College. He had been employed with Hardy and Jensen. He was a member and served as treasurer of the Moose. In his younger years, Michael was awarded the Citizenship Award for saving a man from drowning in Root River.
Michael will be dearly missed by his parents, Penny (Mike) Harrington; sister, Dana Rieckhoff; brother, Kevin Kern; step-sisters, Taylor and Miranda Harrington; nephews, Cade, Kye and Ayden; grandparents, Marilyn Rieckhoff, Sharon Orlowski, Harry (Nancy) Harrington; aunts, uncles, other relatives, many friends and his faithful companion, Molly.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday January 18, from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. and Thursday, January 19, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. with funeral service to follow at 11:00 A.M. In lieu of flowers memorials to the family have been suggested.