Noreen was born on September 30, 1936, to Benjamin and Mary Scharff in Hailey, Idaho. Noreen was the oldest of six children. Noreen graduated from Boise High School in 1955. Noreen married James Riebe on January 7, 1956. Noreen passed away peacefully at home on July 8, 2023.
Noreen is survived by her husband of 67 years, Jim Riebe and her four children: Sue Samson, Mary Drysol, Linda Hochstrasser and Edward J. Riebe. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters Fay Heesch and Fern Scharff and brothers Ted Scharff and Gene Scharff. She is survived by other extended family members.