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Steven B. Riley

April 19, 2011

    Steven B. Riley, 69, a lifelong resident of rural Monroe, died at 7:26 p.m. Sunday in Lutheran Hospital at Fort Wayne, where he had been a patient for six days.
    He was born to Merle and Ida Girod Riley, who are deceased.
    He married Pauline Schwartz on April 14, 1963; she passed away in 2002.
    He was a member of Salem Community Church, serving as chairman of the board of trustees for many years.
    He was a member of the Adams County Sheriff's Department's reserves from 1963-79 and was involved in the Adams County Citizens' Band Radio Club.
    He served on the Blue Creek Township Advisory Board and was a precinct committeemen in Blue Creek Township during the 1980s,
    He graduated from Pleasant Mills High School in 1959 and was employed by the Adams County Highway Department from 1963 to 2003.
    Surviving are two brothers, Norman Riley (and wife Elizabeth) of Decatur and Gale Riley (and wife Janelle) of Monroe, plus nephews and nieces.
    A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday in Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur, with Pastor Jim Compton officiating.
    Burial will be in Tricker Cemetery, rural Adams County.
    Visiting hours are 1-9 p.m. Wednesday in Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home.
    Preferred memorials are to Salem Community Church.

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