Kelleys Island Ancestry

Gilbert Adolph “Mike” RiedyAge: 43 years19091952

Gilbert Adolph “Mike” Riedy
Given names
Gilbert Adolph
Birth June 27, 1909 45 24
Death of a maternal grandfatherChristian Feddersen
February 20, 1910 (Age 7 months) Age: 63
Birth of a brotherTheodore Paul Riedy
May 4, 1911 (Age 22 months)
Birth of a sisterIva Riedy
1913 (Age 3 years)

Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Ann Link
January 6, 1915 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherEugene F Riedy
1916 (Age 6 years)

Birth of a sisterCecilia Ann Riedy
July 17, 1920 (Age 11 years)

Death of a motherAnna Feddersen
1923 (Age 13 years)
Death of a fatherHenry Robert Riedy
1931 (Age 21 years)
Death of a brotherTheodore Paul Riedy
August 21, 1938 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
Edwin J. “Eddie” Riedy
April 5, 1947 (Age 37 years)
Death of a sonEdwin J. “Eddie” Riedy
September 30, 1952 (on the date of death)
Cause: Boat Explosion / Drowning
Death September 30, 1952 (Age 43 years)
Cause of death: Boat Explosion / Drowning
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Marriage: April 27, 1904
20 months
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
3 years
22 months
younger brother
Theodore Paul Riedy
Birth: May 4, 1911 47 26Kelleys Island, Erie, Ohio, USA
Death: August 21, 1938Kelleys Island, Erie, Ohio, USA
3 years
younger sister
4 years
younger brother
5 years
younger sister
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Edwin J. “Eddie” Riedy
Birth: April 5, 1947 37 37Sandusky, Erie, Ohio, USA
Death: September 30, 1952Kelleys Island, Erie, Ohio, USA

Obit BODIES OF FATHER, SON RECOVERED IN LAKE OFF KELLEYS Practically a week since their disappearance in the explosion of a pleasure-fishing boat off Kelleys Island last Tuesdya, the body f an island father and his son had been recovered today. The body of Gilbert A. (Mike) Riedy, 43, was recovered Monday afternoon approxomaely two miles from the debris of the explosion rupture, Rene Dene off the island. The body of his five year old son, Eddie, was found Tuesday morning by the Coast Guard at the site where the boat sank. Mr. Riedy, operator of the Riedy boat service, commerical fisherman and island oil dealer, was a World War II veteran with three years inthe Coast Guard as a Boatman's Mate first class. Formal verdicts of accidental death were expected to be returned in both cases, with deaths attributed to drowning rather than the explosion. Dr. Harrison W Pratt, Erie-co coroner, said there was no evidence of injuries to either the father or son following examinations. The father and son were members of St. Michael's Church. Survivors include the widow and mother, the former Iola Broginni; son and brother, Charles; two daughters and sister, Laura Marie Ann; two brothers of Mr Riedy, Albert and Eugene of Toledo and three sisters of Mr Riedy, Mrs. Roy Erne and Mrs. Jay Norris, both of Kelleys Island and Mrs Charles Brown, Willowick, Ohio. The bodies will be taken to Kelleys Island on the 7 am Neuman boat Thursday and directly to the Kelleys Island Cemetery. The funeral Mass will be at 9 a.m Thursdy at St. Michaels Church, Rev. Charles Haley officating. **** Newspaper 10-7-1952