Carol Riffel

Carol Jean Riffel, 69, of Wichita, died Dec. 23, 2007.

Born Sept. 25, 1938, at Marion, she was the daughter of David and Inez (Popp) Krispense.

She graduated in 1956 from Marion High School and received her bachelor's degree from Friends University, Wichita.

On Dec. 27, 1958, she married H. Edwin Riffel at Strassburg Baptist Church, Marion.

She taught preschool at Friends University Preschool, then Westside Christian preschool for the past 24 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Violet Kaufman.

Survivors include her husband, H. Edwin Riffel of Wichita; son and his wife, David and Sandy Riffel of Wichita; two daughters and sons-in-law, Christine and DeLayne Herbel of Lehigh and Karen and Dave Baliel of Marion; brother and sister-in-law, Steve and Martha Krispense of Marion; brother-in-law, Dalmer Kaufman of Durham; and eight grandchildren.

Funeral services were Dec. 27 at Westside Christian Church, Wichita, and Strassburg Baptist Church, Marion.

Memorial funds have been established with Westside Christian Preschool or Strassburg Baptist Church Building Fund, in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, Marion.