Date of Death
July 10, 2015
Place of Death
The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at Hohner Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 16th, 2015 at the Hohner Funeral Home.
Jeffery Lee Rider, age 51, of Three Rivers, passed away on Friday, July 10, 2015 at the Borgess Medical Center following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on July 26, 1963 in Kalamazoo, MI. the son of the late Robert J. and Laura (Gronau) Rider.
Jeff graduated from Three Rivers High School in 1982. He was united in marriage to Kathy Kraus in 1987. Jeff was employed as a welder over the last several years at Lippert Components, in Middlebury, IN. He enjoyed cars, fishing and hunting, spending time on Lake Michigan and especially time with his granddaughter Lily.
Jeff was preceded in death by one brother, James Rider.
He leaves to cherish his memory, wife, Kathy (Kraus) Rider, of Three Rivers; two daughters, Kalan of Constantine and Nicole Rider of White Pigeon; one brother, Joe (Cara) Rider of Sturgis; two sisters, Julie (Bob) Tomlinson, of Three Rivers; Jeri (Joe) Phillips, of Niles, MI.; one granddaughter, Lily Rider and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be donated to the Charity of One’s Choice.