Ronald Ray Trieb, 57, Clarkston

Ronald Trieb passed away suddenly of a heart attack Monday, June 27, 2011. He was born April 27, 1954, in Elgin, N.D., to Peter and Agnus Trieb.

He graduated from Lewiston High School in 1972 and from the American Institute of Baking on Dec. 13, 1974.

He married Judith Recio Dec. 31, 1986, at the Hitching Post in Coeur d'Alene.

Ron spent nine years in the baking industry. He also worked as a truck driver and dispatcher for Coca-Cola and Canyon Creek. He lived in the valley most of his life; the past 25 years being in Clarkston.

He was a volunteer for the Latah County Fire Department. Ron was very involved with restoring old cars. He also owned numerous jet boats and loved to fish.

Survivors include his wife, Judith, at their Clarkston home; a son and daughter-in-law, Steven and Jamie Recio of LaGrande, Ore.; a daughter, Amy Recio of Coeur d'Alene; an adopted daughter, Jennifer Trieb; two brothers, Russell and Tammy Trieb of Weippe, and Reggie and Pam Trieb of Mandan, N.D.; and he leaves behind numerous grandchildren, and nieces and nephews, who were all very special to him.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Agnus, Nov. 1, 1973; his father, Peter, Jan. 12, 1994; and his brother, Rodney Dean Trieb, Nov. 1, 2003.

A wake will be held in memory of Ron's life at 2 p.m. July 16 at 528 12th St., in Clarkston.