Friday, August 20th, 2010
Othmar Joseph Reichert, 93, Cassella, died Aug. 19, 2010, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater.
He was born Feb. 23, 1917, in Maria Stein to Joseph T. and Elizabeth Evers Reichert. On June 26, 1948, he married Lorena Ann Wynk, who survives in Cassella.
Also surviving are six children, Mary Lou (Jack) Wenning, Coldwater, Elizabeth (Richard) Brisch, Egg Harbor, Wisc., Joe (Diane) Reichert, Fort Loramie, Margie (John) Buschur, New Weston, Ginny (Mike) Bensman, Minster, and John (Bernice) Reichert, Maria Stein; a son-in-law, Jim Wiley, Celina; 24 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a daughter, Dorothy Wiley; seven siblings, Leo, Joe and Raymond Reichert, Stella Brunswick, Mary Koesters, Pauline Huwer and Lorena Riethman; and three infant sisters, Josephine, Anna and Alvina Reichert.
He was a member of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church and its Holy Name Society in Cassella, the Catholic Knights in Cassella, the Knights of St. John and American Legion Post 571, both of Maria Stein. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a farmer.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Gene Schnipke officiating. Burial with military rites is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Coldwater.
Memorials can be directed to the State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences can be left at hogenkampfh.com.