Memorial Service Set for Alfred Riedel

The longtime horseman died on Thursday.

Q-Racing Journal

Alfred Riedel, owner of RC Running Horses of Seguin, Texas, died on Thursday.

Longtime horseman Alfred Riedel of Seguin, Texas died on Thursday. He was 78.

A memorial service celebrating Riedel's life will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at Cross Church, Rev. Jim Price officiating.  A reception will follow in the fellowship hall. Private interment will take place at a later date.

Riedel was the owner of RC Running Horses, which bred Swingin O Toole, a graded stakes winning daughter of Jody O Toole and an AQHA Dam of Distinction. He was born on July 17, 1938 in New Braunfels, Texas, to Alfred and Evelyn (Dietert) Riedel and is preceded in death by his parents, his son-in-law, Roland Rangel and his brother-in-law, Roger Snider.

Riedel's survivors include his wife, Melba Jo Riedel; children, Patty Rangel, Wade Riedel, Dee Ann Riedel Lickert, Rusty Boren, Rory Boren, and Racee Martin and husband Dale; grandchildren, Jason Rangel, Logan Rangel, Tyler Riedel and partner Lance Williams, Clayton Riedel, Justin Lickert, Mitchell Lickert, Brayden Boren, Brittani Leach and husband Jeff, Brandt Boren, Lucas Martin, and Katlyn Volney and husband Trent; great-grandchildren, Easton Lickert, and Myranda Lickert; sisters, Maryann Specht and husband Elton, and Sharon Harlow and husband Ed; brothers-in-law, Donald Snider and wife Dorothy, and Larry Snider and wife Linda; sister-in-law, Laverne Snider; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other loving family members and many friends.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cross Church, 814 N. Bauer, Seguin, Texas, 78155 or to the Texas Quarter Horse Association Foundation, 706 W. 11th St., Suite D, Elgin, Texas 78621.

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