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OCTOBER 2012
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THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL
elephants painted kelly green or pink.
He was a dedicated hiker and mountain
climber. “I enjoyed all my posts,” he
would say. “What a life!”
Mr. Rieger retired in 1977 and received
a Superior Honor Award from the State
Department. In retirement, he was an
active community volunteer and received
a certifcate of appreciation from Fairfax
County for his work.
His wife, Mary, passed away in 1989,
and his sister, Elizabeth Dalton, died in
2005. Mr. Rieger is survived by his chil-
dren, Patricia Hayes of Sebastopol, Calif.,
Paul Rieger of Forsom, Calif., and Ann
Rieger of Annandale, Va; four grandchil-
dren, Joseph and Siobhan Hayes, and
Stephanie and Shannon Rieger; and two
great-grandsons, Morris and Noah Hayes.
Donations in his memory may be sent
to Capital Caring, 2900 Telestar Court,
Falls Church VA 22042.
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Heather Moon Shaufele
, 89,
wife of the late Ambassador William E.
Schaufele, died on May 27 in Salisbury,
Conn.
Mrs. Schaufele was born in Bakers-
feld, Calif., to Leonard Moon and Ruby
(Warr) Moon. She graduated with a
major in music from the University of
California, Berkeley in 1945 and attended
the Julliard School of Music in New York
City. She sang professionally with the
Robert Shaw Chorale and, later, as a solo-
ist whenever her schedule permitted.
Te Schaufeles were married in 1950,
just before Mr. Schaufele joined the
Foreign Service and received his frst
assignment as a Kreis Ofcer in Ger-
many. He went on to serve as ambassa-
dor to Burkina Faso, the United Nations
and Poland; and as State Department
inspector general and assistant secretary
for African afairs.
Heather Schaufele will be remem-
bered for her active devotion to staf
members, as well as her leadership in
community activities at posts abroad as
well as in Washington, D.C. She contin-
ued her positive involvement in commu-
nity activities after the couple retired to
northwestern Connecticut.
Amb. Schaufele died in 2008.
Mrs. Schaufele is survived by her sons,
Steven and Peter, and two grandchildren.
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James Maxwell Young
, 61, a retired
Foreign Service ofcer, died on June 12 in
California.
Mr. Young was born on Feb. 8, 1951,
in Minneapolis, Minn., to Max and Tillie
Young. He attended the University of
Minnesota from nursery school through
doctoral studies, receiving his Ph.D. in
Future Studies.
After joining the Foreign Service in
1980, Mr. Young was posted to Germany
as a political ofcer. Other assignments
included Botswana, Russia, England,
Nigeria and Washington, D.C. He was fu-
ent in Russian, German and French.
On retiring from the Foreign Service
in 2002, he began the second chapter of
his life, as a writer and actor.
Mr. Young is survived by his brother,
Dennis (and his wife, Pat) of Isanti,
Minn.; nieces Rebecca (and her husband,
Gary) Bettinger of Big Lake, Minn., Amy
(and her husband, Wally) Murray of Cin-
cinnati, Ohio, Sarah (and her husband,
Will) Hammelrath also of Cincinnati,
and Christina (and her husband, Bill)
Bollengier of El Dorado Hills, Calif.; nine
grand nieces and nephews; and special
cousins Kaye Bush and Pat Bennett.
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