Louis C. Riedlinger, Jr., 92, a resident of Homestead Village, died Monday, March 6, 2017 at the home.
He was married 30 years to Dorothy Greene Riedlinger. His first wife Marilyn W. Riedlinger died in 1984. Born in Ferguson, MO he was the son of the late Louis, Sr., and Theresa M. Deistel Riedinger.
Louis attended Westminster College in Fulton, MO and the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO. He retired from RCA in 1986 after a stellar career which included developing the colored TV for RCA.
Louis served in the US Army during World War II and was honorably discharged as a Chief Warrant Officer. He had served in the European Theater and was involved in the Battle of the Bulge.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Lancaster, and had been involved with the Veteran’s outreach ministry of the church. He enjoyed flying and was a member of the Century Flying Club based at Lancaster Airport. The Lions Club was a big part of his life and he spent many hours donating his time to the Eye Bank. He enjoyed making silver jewelry.
Surviving besides his wife are two step daughters, Pamela J. wife of Robert Pitcher of West Haven, CT, and Kathleen C. wife of William Adams of Anaconda, MT; two step grandchildren, five step great grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Rita White of Lancaster; a nephew Steve Wood of TX; and two nieces, Sandra Lewis of WV, and Connie Caldwell of FL.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, March 10, at 11:00 A.M. at the First United Methodist Church, 29 E. Walnut St., Lancaster, PA . Friends may greet the family on Friday from 10:00 A.M. Interment in Conestoga Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Homestead Village Endowment Fund, 1800 Village Circle, Lancaster, PA 17603.