Sidney C. "El Sid” Riedinger, 65, of Hannibal, Mo., passed away at 8:49 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015.

Sidney C. "El Sid” Riedinger, 65, of Hannibal, Mo., passed away at 8:49 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015.

Friends and family are invited to Sid's life celebration from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, at Rumor Has It at 125 N. Main St. in Hannibal, Mo.

The family is being served by the James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal.

Sid was born Aug. 15, 1950, in Riverdale, N.D., to Theodore “Ted” and Eva June Airsman Riedinger.

Sid was previously married to Penny Oenning. She survives. Sid later married June M. Stout Jacobson on Nov. 7, 2001, in Las Vegas, Nev. She survives.

Other survivors include three children, Reggie Riedinger of New London, Mo., Robbie Riedinger of Rio Dell, Calif., Colette Bohon (Jamie) of Warrenton, Mo.; two stepsons, Brent Jacobson (Jacqueline) of Lone Jack, Mo., Brian Jacobson (Jennifer) of Dothan, Ala.; three grandchildren, Laken, Aiden and Matti Bohon; and four stepgrandchildren, Beau and Bridger Jacobson, Alana Jacobson and Barron Jacobson.

Mr. Riedinger was a United States Army Veteran. He served his country during the Vietnam War. Sid attended Central Missouri State University. He worked as a conductor for the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad for 42 years. Sid was an Eagle Scout in his younger years. He loved being outdoors, hunting, fishing and mushroom hunting. He enjoyed going to the lake or the beach and he was a big St. Louis Cardinals fan. Sid liked golfing in his younger years and loved his dogs, “Pepper and Angel.” He also loved to watch his children play sports, when they were younger. Sid always enjoyed a reason for a celebration with family and friends, and especially liked the food and snacks. He was the former owner and operator of Sid's National Bar, S & J's #3 and Jake's Sports Bar. Mr. Riedinger was a Catholic by faith and attended Holy Family Catholic Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's choice, in care of the James O'Donnell Funeral Home.

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