Theodor Rottenbuecher

Saturday, April 10, 2004

Theodor "Theo" Rottenbuecher, 64, of Delta died Thursday, April 8, 2004, at his home.

He was born March 16, 1940, in Romania, son of Karl and Anna Weidenfelder Rottenbuecher. His stepfather, Peter Hinterberger, helped raise him from an early age. He and Evelyn Keys Riegert were married Jan. 19, 1963.

Rottenbuecher was an injection operator 24 years at Inland Shoe Co. in Advance, Mo. He had also been a self-employed painter.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Mitchell Riegert of Cape Girardeau, Mike Riegert of Jackson, Tenn.; a daughter, Angela Brockmire of Jackson, Mo.; a brother, Siegfred Hinterberger of Linz, Austria; a sister, Erna Kersten of Vienna, Austria; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and stepfather.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo. The Rev. Jack Owens will officiate. Burial will be in Kenyon Cemetery at Delta.