Edward G. Reul, 77
Jan. 9, 1939 — Nov. 7, 2016

Edward “Bump” G. Reul, 77, passed away Monday, Nov. 7, 2016. He was born Jan. 9, 1939, in Boltonville to Edward and Amanda (nee Klahn) Reul. He graduated from Random Lake High School in 1957 and then went into the U.S. Navy for two years. He married Eileen (nee Chesak) Reul on Nov. 28, 1959, at Holy Trinity Church in Newburg. He worked for the Gehl Co. and then retired from the Washington County Highway Department.

Edward is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Eileen; Annette (Al) Schmitt, Chris Bates and Gail (Jeff) Esselmann; grandchildren, Adam Bates, Ryan (Jenni) Esselmann, Emily Bates and Tyler Esselmann; great-grandson, Jack; sisters, Doris Krahn and Jean (Al) Ripley; sister-in-law, Betty Reul; and brother-in-law, Michael (Karen) Chesak. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Edward is preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Nicholas Bates; sisters, Lavern (Roy) Remich, Mildred (Orin) Donath, Bernice (Leo) Kastner and Inez (Vernon) Staege; brothers, Howard and Marvin Reul; and brothers-in-law, Adrian Krahn, Karl Chesak.

Private services were held.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.