Emil Rieben Obituary, Death- Emil August Rieben fell away unexpectedly at his home in Munford on the evening of Tuesday, April 4, 2023. He was 89 years old.On January 10, 1934, he became one of Harry Hanna Rieben and Olivia Hanna Rieben’s four children. His birth took place on that day. He began his life in the city of Memphis.
Mr. Rieben was a member of the United States Army and served as a radio operator during the height of the Cold War. After some time, he took his retirement from the service. After receiving an honorable discharge from the military, he moved to Tipton County and almost immediately started making significant contributions to the community that he now thought of as his home. He did this in a number of different ways. He was the very first person to ever deliver mail for the United States Postal Service in the whole history of the town of Munford, where he worked as a mail carrier for the USPS.
In addition to this, Emil worked for the Poplar Grove Utility Company, where he was in charge of delivering clean and healthful drinking water to thousands of customers every day. After following his servant’s heart and worked as a fireman for the Memphis Fire Department and a carpenter for a period, he finally entered the ministry and pastored a number of country churches in the surrounding area. He also served as a firefighter for the Memphis Fire Department.
Mr. Rieben’s children are David Rieben, Emily Chan, and Jonathan Rieben; in addition, he has nine granddaughters, two great-grandchildren, and two brothers named Harry Rieben and Herman Rieben. His wife, Maxine Rieben, as well as both of his parents and one of his brothers, James Rieben, went away before he did. He was the only surviving member of his immediate family. The plans for Mr. Emil Rieben’s funeral are still in the process of being completed at this time.