Annabelle Riehm

March 10, 1928-Jan. 26, 2017

Annabelle “Bickie”

(Schoener) Riehm,

daughter of Walter and

Ann Schoener, was born

in Chicago, Illinois on

March 10, 1928. She

passed away January 26,

2017 in Bend, Oregon at

the age of 88.

Annabelle is survived

by: her children Richard

Riehm (Karen) of

Chandler, AZ, Kathryn

Martinez of Altadena, CA,

Christine Kongelf (Rick)

of Del Mar, CA, and Patri-

cia Kelly (Kevin) of Bend,

OR, siblings Butch

Schoener of Fargo, ND,

Bud Schoener of Maple

Grove, MN, and Pat

Schoener, also of Maple


She is preceded is

death by: her sister

Corine Schoener and her

husband, John Riehm.

Annabelle married John

in Watertown, South

Dakota on March 30,

1948. Over a period of

five years, the couple wel-

comed four children into

their home. They moved

to Minot, North Dakota in

1959 where she raised her

children and worked on

her golf game at the Minot

Country Club.

In 1976, they moved to

Lake Metigoshe, ND,

building their home on an

island. In 1989, the cou-

ple moved to their retire-

ment home in Kino Bay,

Mexico. John passed only

two months later, leaving

Annabelle to finish the

home and walk on the

beach with her fun-loving


The later years of the

“posture queen,” a perfec-tionist who enjoyed paint-

ing, puzzles, knitting, and

sewing, were spent with

her youngest daughter in

Bend, Oregon. Her ashes

will be scattered at sea

where she will join her

late husband.