Family News 2009-10
Chip Riedmann is proud to announce that his pilsner
beer won 1st place for the Bohemian Pilsner category at the 2010 Douglas County
Fair. He has won ribbons before but this the highest place he has earned.
He said "Brewing must be in our blood, coming from my grandfather
Last Spring a nasty storm blew threw Hortonville, WI where Bill Van Moorleghem
lives. The damage in the area was brutal; knocking trees down and snapping
many in half. Thankfully a group of volunteer came to his rescue to remove
all the fallen trees. Fortunately Bill and his house, amazingly, survived
the storm. See the following local
Fox news website for the complete story including an an interview
Riedmann Family gained two Pharmacists in May. Matt and Jennifer Van Moorleghem
both have received their doctorate of Pharmacy degrees. Matt on May 15th
from Creighton and Jennifer on May 8th from UNMC. The couple are temporarily
in Indianapolis, Indiana where Matt is working for CVS and Jenny is furthering
her education, specializing in Pediatrics.
Sean and Jordan Van Moorleghem are proud to
announce the arrival of their son Peter Thomas. Peter was born the evening
of July 12th, 2010. The future Nebraska wide receiver or defensive back (according
to the father) weighed in at 7 lbs. 6 oz. and 21 in. long. He can do the
40 in 4.45 and benchpress 6 lbs. 5 times. He is projected to be a 5 star
recruit and his nickname is "The great white hope". Oh, mom
and dad are doing well.
MATTHEW VAN MOORLEGHEM MARRIES JENNIFER NESIBA
Matthew and Jennifer were married on October 17th, 2009 at St. Robert Bellarmine
Church. The reception was held at Legacy Hall. The day's entertainment
was polka band in the true Riedmann tradition. Kolache was served by the
bride's mother followed by a dinner and dance. Jennifer is from St. Paul,
MARY PAT (RIEDMANN) GREENE PASSES PEACEFULLY
It is with deep regret we announce the passing of our daughter, sister,
mother and cousin Mary Pat Greene. Mary Pat died peacefully at home with
her family on September 19, 2009. She is survived by her children Tricia,
Daniel and David. Services were held at St. Thomas More Church by her
nephew Fr. Jeff Mollner and she has been interred at Calvary Cemetery.
RIEDMANN REUNION 2009 BIG SUCCESS
The Riedmann Reunion, the first held since 2002, returned to the home
of Lou and Sharon Riedmann this past August. It was a delightful event
with 136 Riedmanns in attendance from all reaches of the family and all
parts of the country (Long Island, New York to Olympia, Washington). The
weather was beautiful, the location was great and the committee did a
great job of organizing a marvelous weekend of activities for everyone
to enjoy. Events included a tour of the Botanical Garden including the
Herb Garden which the Riedmann family was instrumental on starting, a
golf outing at Indian Creek and Gary Elsasser had a beach party at his
house. The big event was the reunion Saturday afternoon with great food
and fun for all. See the Reunion webpage for more details on the event.
FRANCIE RIEDMANN EARNS LEGAL AWARD
It was recently announced in the Nebraska State Bar Magazine that Francie
Riedmann has been inducted as Fellows of the Litigation Counsel of America.
The magazines states that "The honor is annually bestowed on 30 lawyers
who meet the foundations guidelines of integrity and character, dedication
to improving the administration of justice, recognition as a leader of
the legal profession by colleagues, financial support of the foundation
and geographical representation." That is quite an impressive honor
and we are all proud of her. It also states she has briefed and made arguments
to the Nebraska State Supreme Court in over 50 cases.
If you know of any other family news, please pass it on and we will be
glad to post it. Births, graduations, weddings, etc. Which reminds me
anyone would like to send me a picture I'd be glad to add it too.