OBITUARY

Mildred Elizabeth Reaktenwalt

December 9, 1926November 1, 2018
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Mildred E. Reaktenwalt, age 91, of Peoria, passed away and went to be with the Lord Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 at 9:17 p.m. at Unity Point Methodist in Peoria. She was born Dec. 9, 1926 in Piper City, IL to Fred and Mable (Klehm) Flessner. She married Roy Reaktenwalt on June 19, 1948 in Peoria. He passed away June 17, 2008 in Peoria. She was also preceded in death by one sister, Loretta Barker and one brother, Merle Flessner. Survivors include three sons: Steve (Judy) Reaktenwalt, Dave (Barb) Reaktenwalt, and Dale Reaktenwalt. Other survivors include seven grandchildren: Shayne (Stefanie) Reaktenwalt, Josh (Sara) Reaktenwalt, Karen (Patrick) Knaak, Kate Reaktenwalt, Melanie Thompson, Tina (Ryan) Bill, Laura Lutz, and eight great-grandchildren: Chad, Casey, Bowe, Leland, Finley, Blair, Layla, Anthony, and one brother, Harold (Bert) Flessner of Bartonville. Mildred was a lifelong member and very active at Zion Lutheran Church in Peoria. Visitation will be Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel. Funeral services will be Monday Nov. 5, 2018 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Rev. Steven Tibbetts will officiate. Burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate or Zion Lutheran Church. You may view Mildred’s obituary online at www.davisonfultonbartonvillechapel.com

  • FAMILY

  • Fred Flessner, Father
  • Mable (Klehm) Flessner, Mother
  • Roy Reaktenwalt, Husband
  • Steve (Judy) Reaktenwalt, Son
  • Dave (Barb) Reaktenwalt, Son
  • Dale Reaktenwalt, Son
  • Shayne (Stefanie) Reaktenwalt, Grandchild
  • Josh (Sara) Reaktenwalt, Grandchild
  • Karen (Patrick) Knaak, Grandchild
  • Kate Reaktenwalt, Grandchild
  • Melanie Thompson, Grandchild
  • Tina (Ryan) Bill, Grandchild
  • Laura Lutz, Grandchild
  • ~ Chad, Casey, Bowe, Leland, Finley, Blair, Layla and Anthony, Great Grandchildren
  • Harold (Bert) Flessner, Brother
  • Loretta Barker, Sister
  • Merle Flessner, Brother
  • Mildred was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Roy Reaktenwalt; one sister, Loretta Barker; and one brother, Merle Flessner.
  • DONATIONS

  • St. Jude Midwest Affiliate or Zion Lutheran Church

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, November 4, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, November 5, 2018
REMEMBERING

Mildred Elizabeth Reaktenwalt

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Gary Holmes

November 11, 2018

Dear Steve and Judy, Sorry to hear of your mom's passing. She was a sweet and kind lady. I remember from Smithville that she always had a kind word and a smile for everyone she met. May you find comfort that she is resting in God's arms now . Praying for you and your family during this difficult time.

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Biography

Mildred E. Reaktenwalt, age 91, of Peoria, passed away and went to be with the Lord Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 at 9:17 p.m. at Unity Point Methodist in Peoria.
She was born Dec. 9, 1926 in Piper City, IL to Fred and Mable (Klehm) Flessner. She married Roy Reaktenwalt on June 19, 1948 in Peoria. He passed away June 17, 2008 in Peoria. She was also preceded in death by one sister, Loretta Barker and one brother, Merle Flessner.
Survivors include three sons: Steve (Judy) Reaktenwalt, Dave (Barb) Reaktenwalt, and Dale Reaktenwalt. Other survivors include seven grandchildren: Shayne (Stefanie) Reaktenwalt, Josh (Sara) Reaktenwalt, Karen (Patrick) Knaak, Kate Reaktenwalt, Melanie Thompson, Tina (Ryan) Bill, Laura Lutz, and eight great-grandchildren: Chad, Casey, Bowe, Leland, Finley, Blair, Layla, Anthony, and one brother, Harold (Bert) Flessner of Bartonville.
Mildred was a lifelong member and very active at Zion Lutheran Church in Peoria.
Visitation will be Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel. Funeral services will be Monday Nov. 5, 2018 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Rev. Steven Tibbetts will officiate.
Burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate or Zion Lutheran Church.
You may view Mildred’s obituary online at www.davisonfultonbartonvillechapel.com