Irving LeRoy Reish
March 31, 1935 - April 6, 2006
Irving LeRoy Reish, 71, of Waukesha, died Wednesday, April 6, 2006, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. He was born March 31, 1935, to Irving and Gladys (nee Markum) Reish.
On Jan. 7, 1961, he married the former JoAnn Koloski. She preceded him in death Sept. 2, 1998. In 1954, Mr. Reish graduated from Waukesha High School and then enlisted in the U.S. Navy from 1954 until 1958. He was a longtime employee of Wisconsin Centrifugal, retiring in 1997 after 40 years of service. He loved to play bingo, and enjoyed watching sports and the American Movie Classics channel, but his family was the most important to him. He especially loved his grandchildren.
He will be missed by his children, David (Lisa) Reish of Waukesha, Brian Reish of Waukesha and Robert (Eileen) Reish of Palmyra; grandchildren, Mirandia, Jakob and Kaylee; and sisters, Joyce Wheeler of Waukesha and Laura Lee (John) Wallace of Palmyra. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends also survive. In addition to his beloved wife, he was preceded in death by his brother, Ralph Reish.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Sunday, April 9, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Graveside services will take place at 10 a.m. Monday, April 10, at St. Joseph Cemetery. Please meet at the cemetery office.
For further information, call Randle-Dable Funeral Home at 547-4035 or visit online at www.randledable.com.