Sandi Rieck

sandi rieck
Sandra L. Rieck, age 48, of New Hampton, IA, passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the University of Iowa Medical Center in Iowa City, IA, surrounded by her husband, daughter and immediate family. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, April 20, 2018 at Holy Family Parish in New Hampton, IA with Father Brian Dellaert celebrating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetary at New Hampton, IA. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 PM on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Conway-Markham Funeral Home in New Hampton, IA with a Scriptural Wake Service at 7:00 PM and will continue one hour prior to the funeral mass at the church on Friday. Online condolences for Sandi’s family may be left at Memorials may be directed to SNAP and the Humane Society. Sandi was born on July 24, 1969 to Tom and Pat (Mai) Schwickerath in New Hampton, IA. She graduated from New Hampton High School in 1987. Sandi was employed at Sara Lee in New Hampton until it closed. She then went to nursing school at Northeast Iowa Community College in Calmar, IA. Sandi was a registered nurse at Allen Hospital in Waterloo, IA. She worked in nursing until she was unable, due to diminishing health. In 1989 Sandi gave birth to her daughter, Jayden. Sandi was united in marriage to Kevin Rieck on July 17, 2009 in Preston, MN. Sandi and Kevin made their home in rural New Hampton. Sandi enjoyed her animals, especially her Boston Terriers, cooking for family and friends, being a “Rebel”, sewing and crafts, fishing, and keeping in touch with loved ones and friends. She was a member of Holy Family Parish. Sandi is survived by her parents Tom and Pat Schwickerath of New Hampton, IA; husband Kevin Rieck of New Hampton, IA; daughter Jayden (Cale Woods) Schwickerath of Castalia, IA; step-children Nick (Shannan) Rieck of Humboldt, IA, Natalie (Tristan) Remple of Kalona, IA, Krysta Rieck of Parkersburg, WV, and Kaleb Rieck of Cedar Falls, IA.; eight grandchildren Rayn and Skylar Woods, Jeremiah, Garrett and Emmalin Rempel, Levi, Isaac and Margaret Rieck; sisters Jenni (Billy) Bearman of New Hampton, Kayla (Jeff) Hazelton of Cedar Falls, IA; brothers Todd (Sheri) Schwickerath of St. Robert, MO and Toby (Amber Junk) Schwickerath of New Hampton, IA; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and her beloved pets. She is preceded in death by her paternal grandparents Virgil and Dolly Schwickerath, maternal grandparents Donald and Eta Mai; close great uncle Mark Schwickerath and cousin Barb Barnhill.

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  1. I am so sorry to hear of Sandi’s passing. May God give you comfort at this very sad time. May Sandi rest in peace!

  2. May the memories of your loved one Sandi, console you in your loss. All our thoughts and prayers to her family. David and Jeanne Roder

  3. My condolences to the whole family. I will always cherish all the great times we had in high school. Rest In Peace Sandi

  4. Prayers to the Schwickerath family. I have fond memories of Sandi from our week in Paradise Point on Leach Lake when we were younger. Hoping you find peace and comfort in the days to come.

  5. RIP Sandi, you were loved and I will remember and treasure your friendship always. Prayers and thoughts to the family during this time.

  6. So sad to hear and condolences to her whole family (especially all the Mais)

    Wendy Anderson Gerber (daughter of Harlan and Teresa Anderson)

  7. Thinking of the family in your time of loss. RIP 1987 classmate..may you be in a better place!

  8. Tom and Pat and the rest of the family of Sandi’s thoughts and prayers to all of you during this difficult time.
    Marv & Kelly Christensen

  9. Tom, Pat and the entire family….our deepest sympathies! Rest In Peace Sandi, you earned it!

  10. Wonderful memories of Sandi’s beautiful smile and contagious laugh. You will be missed Classmate and Friend!!

    1080 KELLY DR.
    NASHVILLE NC 27856

  12. Kenin, I was so shocked to see Sandi passed away. I used to love visiting with her at the clinic. She was always so sweet and friendly. I hadn’t seen her in quite a while, but will remember her smile. My sympathy to you and family.

  13. Kevin,
    Lance and I sending condolences and prayers for you and your family in loss of your wife.
    Jan and Lance

  14. To Sandi’s family, my deepest sympathy for the loss of your loved one, may your cherished memories bring you comfort in this difficult time. NH class of ’87.

  15. Tom, Pat, and all of Sandi’s entire family, my deepest sympathy for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May she rest in peace.

  16. Kevin and families , Deepest sympathies extended to your family on your loss of Sandy. I worked with her at the nursing home several years ago. Again our condolensesas you face the days ahead

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