Herman C. ‘H.C.’ Reichold IV

July 6, 1952 June 1, 2015

Herman C. ‘H.C.’  Reichold IVHerman C. “H.C.” Reichold IV, age 62, of North Prairie, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 1, 2015. He was born on July 6, 1952, at Oconomowoc Hospital to Herman and Menniette (Jones) Reichold.

He graduated from Mukwonago High School and Milton College. Herman married Kay E. Smale at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Eagle on November 11, 1978.

Herman was a music teacher for the Mukwonago School District for many years and a police officer for Dousman and North Prairie. He was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Wales, where he was currently the music director.

He was the beloved husband of Kay of North Prairie; cherished father of Mathew (Michelle) of Mukwonago, Kirstin (Gus) Lietzau of Dousman, and Jennifer (Riley Schmidt) Reichold of New Berlin; and grandfather of Lily, Akyra and Kenji Reichold and Natalie, Chloe and Noah Lietzau. He is further survived by other relatives and many dear friends.

Herman was preceded in death by his parents and sister Janelle Steady.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, June 5, at 5:00PM at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 470 N. Oak Crest Drive, Wales, with the Rev. Allen Behnke officiating. Visitation will be on Friday from 3:00PM until the time of service at the church. Private burial at Oak Knoll Cemetery in Mukwonago.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Homes and Crematory of Eagle is assisting the family, 262-594-2442. For the online guest registry, please go to