2021ObituariesBarbara Webb Riedel

September 27, 2021by SealeUser11

Barbara “Bobbie” Riedel, 82, passed away peacefully on 9/25/2021 at Our Lady of the Lake hospital surrounded by her loving family.

A native of Denham Springs, LA and 1956 graduate of Denham Springs High School, Bobbie and her husband of 30 years, Harvey Riedel, traveled the world for several years. After residing in New Jersey throughout the 70’s and early 80’s, Bobbie, Harvey, and their daughter Michelle moved back to her hometown of Denham Springs.

Friends and family of Bobbie may best remember her for her bright smile, warm hugs, stories of her and Harvey’s wonderful adventures around the globe, as well as her involvement in the church. Not only did Bobbie teach Sunday school and organize events, but she also played piano and organ at several churches over the years.

In her later years, Bobbie thrived on fellowship with friends and family. She regularly played Pokeno and Domino’s, was very active in organizing the Class of 1956 high school reunions, loved having lunch with her “Widow’s Group”, and enjoyed joyful outings with her “First Cousin’s Group”.

She is survived by her daughters, Michelle (David) Blazier, Denham Springs, Lori Karch, Toms River, NJ, Julie (Bill) Patskin, Bedminster, NJ, grandsons Ethan, Evan, and EanBlazier, Denham Springs, grandson Nicholas (Kara) Blazier, Texas, granddaughter Kimberly Karch, Toms River, NJ, grandson Roy Karch Jr, Toms River, NJ, grandson Daniel Karch, Toms River, NJ, granddaughter Christina Patskin, Bedminster, NJ and several great grand-children.  She is also survived by siblings, Cherry (Jimmy) Hohensee and Walter “Duck” (Heidi) Webb, Bennellon “Bennie” Webb, and her Aunt Carrie Lea “Sugar” Smiley as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Riedel, mother, Rebecca Webb, father, Milton Webb, brothers Julius “JW” Webb, Maurice “Buddy” (Honor Rae) Webb, and Robert “Skippy” Webb.

The family would like to send a thank you to Jana Patrick and Harvest Manor skilled care and a special thank you to the staff of OLOL in the ER and on the 5th floor, as well as Dr. Tran and Rachael for their attentiveness to her end of life care.

Services will be October 8, 2021 at Live Oak Methodist Church in Watson, Louisiana. Visitation 10am – 12pm and the service to follow immediately at 12pm.

The family is requesting masks be worn at the service.
*In Lieu of flowers the family asks that you can make donations to
Live Oak Methodist
PO Box 709
Watson LA 70786
Memo line: Worship Ministry (music dept)



  • Jo Ann Conrad

    September 29, 2021 at 9:05 pm

    Bobbie was such a beautiful person. She always had a warm and loving smile on her face. She will truly be missed by all who knew her, but loving memories of her will live on. Heaven just gained another Angel. We love you Bobbie, and will see you again.


  • Carla A. Whitehead

    September 28, 2021 at 11:20 pm

    Michelle and family. I was so sorry to hear of Bobbie’s passing. She was such a sweet person and I so enjoyed our time as Jackette Mom’s with her. My sincere sympathy to you and the family.


  • Leah &Dennis Rasmussen

    September 28, 2021 at 7:42 pm

    I’m so sorry for the loss of your mother!


  • Bonnie Opperman

    September 28, 2021 at 1:55 am

    Michelle, I am so sorry for your loss of your mother. She was a friend going way back all the through our years of school in DS. She always had a smile for everyone.


  • Fran Zaref

    September 28, 2021 at 12:15 am

    So sorry for your loss. May your happy memories comfort you during this difficult time.


  • Vera Philpot Howard

    September 27, 2021 at 11:34 pm

    With deepest sympathy. May God comfort you in your sorrow.


  • Nicky & Connie Gill

    September 27, 2021 at 9:02 pm

    We’re So Sorry For Your Loss, Such a Sweet Lady. God Bless You and Your Family Forever.


  • Natalie Blazier Hanes

    September 27, 2021 at 8:52 pm

    I will miss Ms. Bobbie’s beautiful smile and hugs! She always had something wonderful to say which made me feel loved! She was loved and has been a key figure in many lives.


  • Stefanie Morales

    September 27, 2021 at 8:37 pm

    May her memory be a blessing. Your home was always welcoming and I have fond memories of your mom.


  • Reba Lockhart

    September 27, 2021 at 8:36 pm

    Michelle and family. I am so sorry for your precious loss. Bobbie was such a special Mom, a very special First Cousin to me and was so loved by everyone. God Bless all of her family.


  • Barbara J Cheney

    September 27, 2021 at 6:29 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers lifted up for the family. Many great and loving memories will see you through this time. She was such a sweet person.


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