Archive for Saturday, July 30, 1994


July 30, 1994


— Services for Donald F. Reiling, 66, Oskaloosa, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the First Presbyterian Church here. The Rev. Gerald Voie will officiate. Burial with military honors will be in Pleasant View Cemetery here.

Mr. Reiling died Thursday, July 28, 1994, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

He was born Oct. 6, 1927, in Westphalia, the son of Henry J. and Marie Crabtree Reiling. He was raised and attended school in Garnett.

Mr. Reiling served in the Army from 1946 to 1947 and in the Air Force from 1947 until he retired in 1970 at the rank of Chief Master Sergeant. He worked at Fort Leavenworth in federal civil service for 17 years, retiring in 1987.

He attended the United Presbyterian Church in Oskaloosa and was a member of the Larner-Segraves American Legion Post No. 36, Eagles Aerie No. 4015, both in Oskaloosa, and the Disabled American Veterans in Wadsworth.

He married Virginia Ross on June 10, 1953, in Oskaloosa. She survives.

Other survivors include a daughter, Susan Dailey, Ozawkie; three sons, Bob and Joseph, both of Oskaloosa, and James, Lawrence; three sisters, Elizabeth Rice, Kansas City, Mo., Eileen O'Neil, Garnett, and Lois Roberts, Manhattan, and three grandsons.

The family will meet with friends from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Barnett Funeral Home in Oskaloosa, where friends may call after noon on Sunday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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