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Mark Riggenbach

February 29, 1956 — January 11, 2020

Van Wert, Ohio

Mark R. Riggenbach, 63, of Van Wert passed away at 3:14 PM on January 11, 2020 at Lima Memorial Hospital.

Born on February 29, 1956 in, Van Wert, Ohio, the son of the late Richard Riggenbach and Laura (Williamson) Riggenbach.

Mark was a 1974 graduate of Van Wert High School. He retired from the Van Wert County Job and Family Services and was a member of the Van Wert Moose.

Mark enjoyed listening to music, especially country and blue grass, and was an avid Ohio State Buckeye fan. He was also an accomplished pool player and loved to play cards

Surviving are two children, Callie Riggenbach and Nick Riggenbach both of Athens, Ohio; a granddaughter, Riviera Faith Carlin; and a brother, Stan (Nancy) Riggenbach of Huntersville, North Carolina.

A celebration of life will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at the Van Wert Moose Lodge #1320, 740 W. Ervin Rd., Van Wert, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mark`s memory may be sent to Van Wert County Child Services.

To share in Mark's online memorial, please visit

Funeral arrangements are being handled by Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Mark Riggenbach, please visit our flower store.

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Van Wert Moose Lodge (Ohio)


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