Gary Charles Rieckhoff, 66, passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. Born in Wisconsin to Charles and Lillian Rieckhoff, he was a resident of Vacaville for more than 35 years.
Gary was an artistic man who enjoyed musical theater and woodworking. In addition to his career in sales, he was very active with a local children’s theater group and owned his own photography business. In his free time he enjoyed music, playing cards with friends, sci-fi/action films, and was always there to help his family and friends with household projects.
Gary was an extremely loving husband and father. He is survived by his best friend and wife of 37 years, Jan Rieckhoff of Vacaville; his daughter, Amy Allshouse of Walnut Creek; his sister, Anita Morton of Houston; his sister-in-law, Lynn (Clinton) Robbins of Hayward; his dear friend and honorary family member, Sharon Younce of Vacaville; as well as his many loving nieces, nephews and friends.
A special thank you to NorthBay Hospice in Fairfield for their loving care and support. Memorial donations may be made in Gary’s name to NorthBay Hospice: 1411 Oliver Road, Suite 220, Fairfield, CA 94534.
To honor Gary’s request, no services will be held.
Arrangements entrusted to the care of Nadeau Family Funeral Home, 707-455-7700, www.nadeaufuneralhome.com.