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Riley Jo Bieberle
Janis Brack

HOISINGTON — Riley Jo Bieberle, was born on June 17, 2022, in Merriam, Kan., the infant daughter of Ryan and Kelsey (LaRocco) Bieberle. She passed away peacefully with her loving parents by her side at Advent Health – Shawnee Misson in Merriam, Kan., on Friday, June 17, 2022.

While only here with us on Earth for a short time, precious memories were made with Riley Jo, surrounded by love from family both far and near. Through her passing due to complications due to Trisomy 18, she was able to bring awareness and add a perfect little face to the affect, not just a diagnosis. Her family is at great peace knowing she is in heaven, was greatly loved, and will forever cherish the 35 weeks and time in the hospital with her. 

Survivors include her parents; grandparents, Amy Wright of Overland Park, Kan., Mike (Kathy) Crellin of Olathe, Kan., Glen and Starla Bieberle of Hoisington, Kan.; great-grandparents, Jim and Cindi LaRocco of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, Viola Glanville of Great Bend, Kan..; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. She is preceded in death by a grandfather, Tony LaRocco; and great-grandparents, Leonard and June Wright, Harold Glanville, Gilbert Bieberle, Dolores and Jim Westbrook, and Grandma Perez.

A private family service has been scheduled. Memorials have been designated to the Choices Medical Clinic, in care of Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, PO Box 146, Hoisington, KS 67544. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home 

P.O. Box 146 

Hoisington, KS 67544

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, June 22, 2022