Roger R. Reichling, 65, born June 11,1948 in Belleville, Illinois, passed away on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at his residence in Freeburg, Illinois
Roger was a retired pipefitter and belonged to the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 101. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, He loved his family and grandchildren. He was a past post vice commander with the American Legion Post 1255, Stookey, Illinois. He sat on the Executive Board for the Local 101. Roger served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and the Marble Mountain offensive, receiving 2 Bronze Stars.
Roger was preceded in death by his parents, Cletus and Elizabeth, nee Carter, Reichling. Surviving are his loving and devoted wife of 43 years, Patricia, A., nee Johnson, Reichling, who he married on May 29, 1970 in Belleville, Illinois; children, Darryl (Gail) Reichling, James Reichling, Stacy (Steven) Kritzmire, Robyn Reichling and Bryan Reichling; grand children, Sidney, Sierra, Skylar and Samuel Kritzmire; sisters, Murle (Pete) Pedersen and Lynne Kuykendall, also, survived by other relatives family and friends. Memorials in Roger's memory may be made to the
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Visitation: friends may call on Sunday, October 27, 2013 from 4:00 pm – 8:00pm at the Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home. A private service will be held on Monday, October 28, 2013 with Interment in Valhalla Gardens
Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home, Belleville, Illinois