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Service Information
St, Francis Catholic Church in Buffalo
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
10-11:00 A.M.

Olive Richel, age 92, of Buffalo passed away on Saturday February 16th, 2013 at The Buffalo Hospital.

She was born on May 5, 1920 in Hamel the daughter of Jack & Anna Milbert Striebel.

On June 18, 1941, Olive Striebel and Robert Richel were joined in marriage. God blessed their marriage with a daughter Sandra.

Olive enjoyed gardening, playing cards and silver jewelry.

She was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church in Buffalo.

Survived by a daughter & son-in-law: Sandra A. (Gary O.) Vergin; granddaughter: Heidi (Brian) Dahlin; a great granddaughter: Brenna Dahlin all of Buffalo; a sister: Irene Hatcher; many nieces, nephews and friends.

Preceded in death by her husband: Robert Richel on October 18, 1986, her parents and by three sisters: Isabelle Dayon, Estelle Popp and Marie Etzel.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Olive Richel will be held on Wednesday, February 20th at 11:00 A.M. at St. Francis Catholic Church in Buffalo.

Interment Holy Name Cemetery in Medina.

A visitation will be held at the church on Wednesday, February 20th from 10-11:00 A.M.

Honorary Casket Bearer: Jill Hatcher.

Casket Bearers will be nephews: Jeff, Wallace and Larry Etzel, Randy & Ricky Hatcher and David Dayon.

Arrangements for Olive Richel are by The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo. Online condolences may be made to

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