Marie Whetstone Rietz

Honored by:Paul Rietz
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Marie Whetstone Rietz is honored for the many attributes she possessed as a loving mother, a kind neighbor, a good manager, and a person who was fun to be around. Marie was especially active in music events in her community. She loved to play the piano and helped a great deal with the music programs in her church.

Following graduation from Iowa State College, Marie taught home economics in Rowan and Manilla for 5 years. She married E.A. Rietz of Rowan where they established their home. They were strong leaders in their local Methodist Church.

Their only child, Paul, graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in Architectural Engineering. Paul is now the principle owner of Rietz Engineering Consultants in Ames. He and his wife, Ardeth, have three children. Marie was especially proud of the accomplishments of her son daughter-in-law and three grandchildren. Marc is a graduate of Iowa State University. Lisa is a graduate of the University of Iowa. David is in his last semester at Iowa State University.

"Iowa State Alumnae
In Family Of
Charles And Nellie Whetstone
Casey, Iowa
Alice Whetson Soults
Ester Whetstone
Marie Whetstone Rietz
Ferne Whetstone Felton
Lois Whetstone Foot
Ann Walters Harrison
Jeanne Soults Lutze
Maurene Soults Kleven"


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