Pastor William A. Riedel
Pastor William A. Riedel, of Terre Haute, Indiana, passed away peacefully on November 30, 2019 in Lansing, Michigan.
Born in Indianapolis, Indiana on March 30, 1950, Reverend Riedel attended the Gateway College of Evangelism in Florissant, Missouri where he met his future wife, LaFon Rodgers, with whom he embarked on an over 50-year ministry with the United Pentecostal Church.
Together they pastored in Oklahoma City (OK), St. Louis (MO), Sullivan (IN), Jackson (MI), and Cory (IN). After retirement from full-time ministry, Reverend Riedel continued to evangelize, reaching thousands of people.
Preceded in death by his parents, Dorothy and William A. Riedel, and his cherished wife LaFon, Reverend Riedel is survived by his loving daughter Jennifer Hiley (Kyle) Kaminski and many nieces and nephews.
A service will be held on Tuesday, December 3rd at 1 p.m. at Life Christian Church in Lansing, Michigan, with family greeting visitors beginning at 12 p.m. Arrangements are being handled by Skinner Funeral Home in Lansing, Michigan.
Published on November 30, 2019


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Megan Worthington
Dec 10, 2019
Prayers for this family. I was bills assistant manager at dollar tree, I’m extremely sadden to hear about his passing. He had a huge heart and absolutely loved his wife daughter and cat he spoke so highly and emotionally about you guys! You all are so blessed! So sorry for your loss Hailey.
Ginny Tomey
Dec 08, 2019
I became your mothers friend through alterations for her and was so saddened to lose her. My husband John sat under your fathers teaching in Sullivan and watched you grow up and John became close to your father and then we were reunited when your parents attended Christway in Terre Haute. What a great loss so saddened pray the Lord comfort during this hard time. John and Ginny Tomey
Dollar Tree Family in Avon,IN
Dec 07, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. Bill trained at our location in Avon for the position he held in Terre Haute. Our hearts are sadden and will miss Bill. Rest in peace our friend
Wanda Caton
Dec 04, 2019
So sorry to hear about Rev.
With love, David and Laura Haynes
Dec 03, 2019
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Karen Siner
Dec 02, 2019
So sorry for your loss Hiley, your mom and dad will always hold a special place in my heart! Hugs & prayers for you in this difficult time.
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Dec 02, 2019
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Dec 01, 2019
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Millie Lemen
Dec 01, 2019
Good friends like LaFon and Bill are hard to come by. We had good times in organ classes, eating out, on cruises, and even in church. They both believed they were going to a better place. May they Rest In Peace there.
Larry and Rita Sims
Dec 01, 2019
I always thought a lot of Bro and Sis Riedel. We knew them from Gateway College and graduated about the same time. We both pastored in Sullivan, Indiana so we always had a lot to talk about. we are saddened to saddened to hear of his passing and praying for the family.