Anna Doyle Riedel 1926 - 2017 

Anna D. Riedel
age, 90, of Wadsworth, passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2017.   She was born February 1, 1926 in Wadsworth to the late Leo and Eva Doyle.

Anna was a graduate of Wadsworth High School, class of 1943.   She met her husband Calmer while working at Midwest Rubber Reclaim in Barberton, and they were married in 1955.   Together they raised a daughter and son in Stow. Anna was also a member of Grace Lutheran church where she taught Sunday School.  

Later in life, Anna collected and sold antiques at shops in Cuyahoga Falls, and she retired with Calmer back to her hometown.   She always loved cooking and baking for her family.   Anna's family and friends cherished her generous, loving and kind spirit.   She will be dearly missed.

She was preceded in death by her husband Calmer, son Charles, son-in-law Craig Bailey, brother Leo, and sister and brother-in-law Mary and Wilson "Buck" Dressler.   Anna is survived by her daughter Lee Ann Bailey; daughter-in-law Meredith Broadbent;  sister-in-law Helen Doyle;  grandsons Gavin (Jenn) Pinto, Will Riedel, and Jess Riedel;  granddaughters Katie (Greg) Pickard and Joanna (Jake) Legere;  great grandchildren Aidan Pinto, and Reese and Ty Pickard;  nieces and nephews, and dear family friend Mary Lich.

Funeral services will be conducted 4pm Sunday, January 29, at the Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St., Wadsworth.   The family will receive friends two hours prior to services from 2-4 pm.

Memorial Donations may be made to Grace Lutheran Church, 146 High St. Wadsworth, OH 44281 or to Cleveland Clinic Akron General Justin T. Rogers Hospice Care Center, 3358 Ridgewood Rd., Akron, OH 44333

Anna Doyle
Wadsworth High School
Graduating Class of 1943

"Anna is a girl that will go places;
She's destined to take long paces."
WHS Junior Class, 1942.   Row 1:  Louis Dispenza, Wilbur Cook, Bill Baker, Raymond Brubaker.  Row 2:  Blanche Claar, Verna Ducar, Norma Doss, Anna Doyle, Junior Class President, Shirley Bachman, Marjorie Bidinger, Jean Crumley, Viola Burge, Jean Clifford, Emily Blyth.  Row 3: Virginia Cox, Molly Drobnie, Marilyn Covell, Eleanor Bowman, Eudora Davis, Charlotte Bird, Virginia Bowser, Jeanette Buckingham, Glenna Barnes.  Row 4; Bill Bowers, George Allenbaugh, James Crook, Elmer Broughton, Preston Clements, Frederick Diehm, Warren Clements, Claude Crawford, Harold Derritt. 

WHS Dramatic Play, 1943, "Night of January 16."  Front: Walter Bates, Janice Knecht, Anna Doyle, Patty Welch, Bonnie Baker, Bonnie Jones, Don Fiely.  Row 2: William Dangel, Robert Sippel, Elva McElroy, Helen Messner, Gloria Amos, Nancy Simester, Ted Dibble.  Row 3: Elmer Broughton. Tom Speed, Glen Westenbarger, Jack Parkinson, Preston Clements, Carlyle Freeborn, Miss Magley (Director).
Julie Batey  (WHS 1985), Chair, Wadsworth High School Alumni Association. 524 Broad Street, Wadsworth OH 44281.  
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