BLOOMER -- Louis G. Rihn, 90, passed away at Dove Lake Wissota Health in Chippewa Falls Monday, Oct. 09, 2017.
He was born Feb. 1, 1927, in Chippewa County to Fred and Margaret (Wirth) Rihn. He married Eileen Weiner June 5, 1948, at St. John’s Lutheran Church Parsonage. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a truck driver for 26 years working for Berg-Babbitt Brothers and Chippewa Motor Freight. He and Eileen also owned and operated the Sears Catalog Store in Bloomer for over 10 years. He loved living on the lake and enjoyed fishing, camping, hunting and spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Eileen of Chippewa Falls; children, Rhonda (Kenneth) Hinke of Bloomer, Terri (special friend, John Miles) Toler of Chippewa Falls, Joel (special friend, Janis Christensen) Rihn of Chippewa Falls; five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren, brothers, Richard Rihn of Bloomer, Wallace (Joyce) Rihn of Bloomer; sister, Marlene (Arnold) Windsor of Bloomer; in-laws, Bud Tozer and Angeline Rihn, both of Bloomer.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Margaret; siblings, Marie Tozer and Herman Rihn; sister-in-law, Deloris Rihn; infant son, James.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at the Olson Funeral Home in Bloomer. Friends may call from 11 a.m. Thursday, until the time of service at the funeral home. Military Honors will be performed by the Bloomer American Legion and VFW.
Online condolences may be expressed at olsonfuneralhomebloomer.com.