Arlene J. Riedlinger

MT. MORRIS – Arlene J. Riedlinger, 91, of Mt. Morris; formerly of Leaf River passed away on Monday, Jan. 2 at Pinecrest Manor. She was born on April 11, 1931 the daughter of Henry and Ella Tiedmann. She married Edmund Riedlinger on Dec. 1, 1968 in Downer’s Grove, Illinois. He passed away on July 14, 2005. She worked many years as a waitress at 4 Lakes Restaurant in Lisle, Illinois. She loved spending her summers gardening and visiting the resort in Lake Villa with her family. She was a huge Notre Dame fan. Arlene enjoyed raising dogs and was a pet lover. She was a member of St. Mary’s Church in Byron. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband and brother Henry. She is survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held from 10-10:45 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 9 at Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home and Cremation Services; 506 W. Merchant St., Byron, IL 61010. A graveside service will follow at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Byron with Father Rich Rosinski officiating. To leave an online condolence please visit


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