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Remmert Funeral Home

521 East Washington Street, East Peoria, IL

OBITUARY

Richard F. Reichel

January 10, 1933July 29, 2020

Richard F. Reichel, age 87, of Washington, passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 1:42 p.m. at his residence. He was born Jan. 10, 1933 in Peoria to August and Emma (Reucker) Reichel. He married Glenna Ruth Sharp on June 26, 1955 in East Peoria. She passed away Nov. 19, 2016 in Washington. He was also preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Ann Haisch. Survivors include four children: Rick (Mary) Reichel of Washington, Glen (Michele) Reichel of Corydon, IN, Dan (Julie) Reichel of Washington, Jenny (Andy) Noe of Eureka, and eight grandchildren. Richard was a United States Marine veteran. He worked for Caterpillar Inc. as a Diesel Engineer for over 37 years retiring in 1992. He was a former member of the Washington Christian Church. Richard enjoyed woodworking, farming, and helping his children build their homes. He also enjoyed volunteering his time as a driver for the American Red Cross. The family would like to thank the staff at Stay at Home With Care for their care and compassion they showed for Richard. Cremation rites have been accorded. A celebration of Richard’s life will be Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020 at 11 a.m. at the Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services. Private burial will be in Fondulac Cemetery in East Peoria. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate. You may view Richard’s obituary online at www.remmertfuneralhome.com

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Services

8 August

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Remmert Funeral Home


East Peoria, Illinois

8 August

Celebration of Life

11:00 am

Remmert Funeral Home


East Peoria, Illinois

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Private Burial

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George&Ramona Herrmann

July 31, 2020

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