Clara <I>Atherton</I> Riedel

Photo added by Smith

Clara Atherton Riedel

  • Birth 24 Apr 1858
  • Death 29 Jan 1939 Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
  • Burial Wheat Ridge, Jefferson County, Colorado, USA
  • Memorial ID 33053236

Mrs Clara Riedel, 81, a resident of Denver for 32 years, died at her home there recently following a long illness. Mrs Riedel was born in Newark, a daughter of the late Gibson Atherton, former congressman and supreme court justice in Ohio. She spent most of her early years in Ohio and New York, where she was married. Her husband was the late Emil A C Riedel, newspaper foreign correspondent. He died several years before his widow moved to Denver. Together, Mr and Mrs Riedel both of whom spent much of their lives in travel, made and published several surveys of ancient Mexican life and culture for the National Geographic society. Mrs Riedel was engaged for many years in real estate operations after moving to Denver, continued her world travels despite advanced age. Her last trip was in 1932, when she visited Palestine. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs Gladys R Winn, with whom Mrs Riedel made her home; a son, F Atherton Riedel, both of Denver and five grandchildren.


Family Members


Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

  • Created by: Dana Kime
  • Added: 19 Jan 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 33053236
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Clara Atherton Riedel (24 Apr 1858–29 Jan 1939), Find A Grave Memorial no. 33053236, citing Crown Hill Cemetery, Wheat Ridge, Jefferson County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Dana Kime (contributor 46497703) .