Brian R. Riecke, 56, of Fort Wayne, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 18, 2020.\nBrian was and avid fan of Cubs baseball and Purdue basketball. He also enjoyed vacationing to Florida and warm weather. He worked for many years in the food industry.\nHe is survived by his daughters that were his world, Magan E. Riecke of Fort Wayne and Amanda (Josh) Schortgen. He also was "Poppy" to his granddaughter Sophia of Fort Wayne, whom he loved dearly. He is also survived by his siblings, Anne (Bill) Koehl, Tom (Mary) Riecke, Marcia Hovermale, Nancy (John) Richards, Linda (Fred) Richards, Kevin (Trina) Riecke, and Amy (Doug) Pence.\nHe was preceded in death by his parents, Bob and Mary Ann Riecke.\nA graveside burial will be held on Saturday, July 25, 2020, at 11:00 am, at Eel River Cemetery, Churubusco.\nIn lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Cancer Services of Northeast.