Richard G. Reetz, 60
Oct. 13, 1955 — Sept. 24, 2016

Richard G. “Rich” Reetz, 60, of West Bend, entered eternal life Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Rich was born Oct. 13, 1955, in West Bend, the son of the late Arthur and Esther (nee Schubert) Reetz. On Oct. 28, 1989, he was united in marriage to Lynda Fry at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in West Bend.

Rich was a lifelong farmer and was an employee at Kohl’s department store in West Bend. He enjoyed attending car shows, collecting El Camino trucks, listening to malt shop oldies music and living life on the farm.

Those Rich leaves behind to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 26 years, Lynda; a sister, Bonnie (Billy) Storey of West Bend; a sister-in-law, Debra Seering of West Bend; a brother-in-law, Doug Fry of Kewaskum; four nephews, David Grandin and Justin Dehling, both of Kewaskum, and Seth Seering and Nicholas Fry, both of West Bend; a niece, Tiffany Seering of Terrell, Texas; parents-in-law, Harold (June) Fry of Kewaskum; and other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, Rich was preceded in death by an uncle, Elmer (Lorraine) Schubert.

A celebration of life for Rich will be held from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at Pilgrim Evangelical Lutheran Church (462 Meadowbrook Drive, West Bend).

The Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Homes have been entrusted with Rich’s arrangements. Additional information and online guestbook may be found at