Riegel, Christopher J., Saginaw, MI, Formerly of St. Ignace, Michigan

Passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2012, at his home surrounded by his family. He was six years old. Christopher J. Riegel was born on November 29, 2005 in Petoskey, Michigan. Surviving are his mother and stepfather, Kari and Daryl Kaczan of Saginaw; three sisters: Leigha, Rachel and Amanda; three brothers: Nick, Brad and Trevor; grandparents, Larry and Linda Schlehuber of St. Ignace; great grandmother, Blanche Schlehuber; father, Jack Riegel; grandparents, Jack and Jackie Laver; great grandmother, Mary Jane Ryerse. Christopher was preceded in death by an aunt, Chelsea Schlehuber; great grandfathers: Alfred Schlehuber and Gerald Montie; uncle, Gerald Montie, Jr.; great grandmother, Lauretta Montie; great grandfather, Jack Ryerse. A Funeral Service for Christopher will take place on Monday, April 9, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at Hopevale Church, 4873 N. Center Road. Pastor Ken MacGillivray will officiate. A private burial will follow in Owen Cemetery for invited family and friends. Friends are welcome to visit the family at the church on Monday, April 9, 2012 from noon until the time of the service at 1:00 p.m. The family requests no flowers. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the family c/o Kari Kaczan. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Rd., (off State). Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at the church or through www.deislerfuneralhome.com.