Drake & Son Funeral Home

5303 North Western Ave, Chicago, IL


Henry William Reif

July 10, 1931March 5, 2020

Henry William Reif, beloved husband of the late Ella; loving father of Rose-Marie (Eric) Hauer and Daniel (Michelle) Reif; cherished grandfather of Elizabeth, Erica, and Allison; devoted brother of the late Hilda Reif and brother-in-law of the late Clara (late Joseph) Schebesch, Daniel (Mary) Grohs, Rose (late Ed) Goossens. Son of the late Henrich and late Sara Reif; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. He was a member of Saint Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Chicago, Siebenburgen Saxon Club Branch 9, Society of the Danube Swabians, and SEIU Janitors Local 1. Visitation Monday 4-9pm. Funeral Service Tuesday March 10 at 9:30 am at Drake and Son Funeral Home, 5303 N. Western Ave, Chicago, Interment Rosehill Cemetery. Memorial Donations may be made in his memory to Siebenburgen Branch 9 or the Society of the Danube Swabians.


  • Visitation Monday, March 9, 2020
  • Celebration of Life Service Tuesday, March 10, 2020
  • Committal Service Tuesday, March 10, 2020


Henry William Reif

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Gerhard Kraus

March 9, 2020

A fine and long time member of our brotherhood. Good friend to my parents. Always a pleasure for me to see him.
May he rest in peace.

Bill (William) Cerny

March 9, 2020

Faithful Pinochle Partner. Will miss your friendship, sense of humor, years of competitive card games and conversation. Many “good” times.

Thanks for the memories. (Danka Schoen).

Bill Cerny and Theresa