Lauren Henry Rickenberg

December 24, 1943 ‒ August 07, 2019

Croton, Ohio

Lauren H. Rickenberg, age 75, of Croton, OH passed away Wednesday, August 07, 2019 in Mt. Vernon. He was born December 24, 1943 in Napoleon, OH to the late Otto and Laurena (Riebesel) Rickenberg.

Lauren was a spirited character, set in his ways, but most of all, he loved his family. He was an avid Ohio State and NASCAR fan, enjoyed attending high school football and basketball games at every opportunity, and traveling, especially to Alaska, the Caribbean, and Hawaii.

Left to cherish Lauren’s memory are his wife of 49 years, Dianne Rickenberg; daughters: Tammy (Keith) Foor of Johnstown, and Tracy (Eric) Chustz of Sulphur, LA; son, Todd (Rebecca) Rickenberg of London; grandchildren: Amber Chustz, Johnathan Foor, Adam and Cheyenne Rickenberg; sister, Mary Beth Sehlmeyer of Napoleon, OH;  and several other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, Lauren was preceded in death by his brother, Norbert.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, August 13, 2019 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Devore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 N. State Rt. 61(at St. Rt. 3), Sunbury, OH. A service will be held Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment to follow at Hartford Cemetery in Croton.

Donations in Lauren’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5555 Frantz Rd., Dublin, OH 43017.

Condolences may be expressed to the family, and memories may be shared by visiting The Devore-Snyder Funeral Home of Sunbury is honored to serve the Rickenberg family.

  • So sorry for your loss. Know that you will meet again some day & in the time till then He will be your Family’s Guardian Angel. He will watch out and over All of you. May he Rest In Peace! Thoughts, Hugs & Prayers for the whole Family.

  • Todd, Dianne and Family – I am so very sorry to hear of Lauren’s passing. Please know that your family is in my thoughts and prayers!

  • We are so sorry for your loss. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Ellen,George,Jason&Kristin Brandt

  • My heart goes out to you Dianne and your precious kids and grandkids. Celebrate the life you shared and hold fast to the great memories.

  • I’m so sorry for your loss Becky and Todd. May your hearts be consoled knowing others are praying for you, your family and the souls of your departed parents.

  • So sorry to hear of your parents passing. Know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.