Esther Helen Riha, 90
Esther H. Riha passed away at age of 90 on February 6, 2021 following an eight year battle from complications due to Pulmonary Fibrosis. She was preceded in death by her parents Edward and Helen Krist of Papillion, NE; brother Lavern Krist of Omaha; and her husband of fifty-one years, Frank J. Riha, Jr.
Esther worked for many years at the family business, Riha Printing Company in the Livestock Exchange Building and was a 65 year member of the South Omaha Eagles #154. After retirement she enjoyed her involvement in pet therapy visisting hospitals and nursing homes with her little white dog, Booner.
She is survived by her sons Frank J. Riha III (Mary) of Beatrice, NE and James E. Riha of Omaha; grandchildren Dr. Frank J. Riha IV, DDS (Genifer) of Omaha and Dr. Carrie A. Dell (Isaiah) of Roca, NE; and five great grandchidren.
Memorials can be made in Esther's name to Kountze Memorial Church Television Ministry, 2650 Farnam Street, Omaha, NE 68131 or Sokol Camp Association, 29305 Platte River Road, Waterloo, NE 68069
Due to extreme weather and Covid concerns, a PRIVATE family service at the funeral home will be followed by burial at Bohemian Cemetery in Omaha.
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