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Donald J. Reicherts

July 16, 1928 November 13, 2018
Donald J. Reicherts
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Obituary for Donald J. Reicherts

Donald Joseph Reicherts, 90, of Waterloo, formerly of Dewar, died Tuesday, November 13, at Northcrest Specialty Care from complications of multiple myeloma.

He was born July 16, 1928, in Mitchell County, the son of Joseph and Anna Worple Reicherts. He married Lois Marie Schmitt on November 19, 1947, and she preceded him in death on November 11, 2012.

Don graduated from Dunkerton High School and was employed at Construction Machinery and Nobles Manufacturing, which he later purchased and renamed to Don Reicherts Construction. In later years, he enjoyed hobby farming in the Dewar area. Don was a member of St. Edward Catholic Church, where he was a longtime usher.

Survivors include: two sons, Gary (Beverly) Reicherts of Osage and Russel (Laurie) Reicherts of Waterloo; a daughter, Kathy (Keith) Blum of Cedar Falls; four grandchildren, Angie Reicherts of Osage, Aaron (Cari) Reicherts and Rick (Katie) Reicherts both of Waterloo, and Kristin (Trent) Tompkins of Cedar Falls; several step grandchildren; six great-grandchildren, William and Carter Tompkins, Danielle and Sydney Reicherts, Joey and Alli Reicherts; two sisters, Vera (Joe) Pfiffner of Waterloo and Bernita Peterson of Dumont; sisters-in-law, Bonnie Wissink of Cedar Falls and Jeanette McMahon of Denver.

Preceded in death by: his parents; a brother, LuVerne Reicherts; a sister, Norma Mills; brothers-in-law, Marvin Wissink, Jerry Schmitt, Clarence Schmitt, Bob McMahon, and David Peterson, sister-in-law, Wilma Schmitt; father and mother–in-law, Orville and Harriet Schmitt.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, November 19, at St. Edward Catholic Church with burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Public visitation from 4-7 p.m. Sunday, November 18, at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on West Ridgeway, where there will be a 4 p.m. rosary. Visitation also one hour prior to services

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to St. Edward Catholic Church or to the Don Reichert’s Memorial fund to be donated to Multiple Myeloma Patient Network to help those in need to pay for myeloma drugs.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

18

Nov

4:00 PM 11/18/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/18/2018 7:00:00 PM
Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway

300 West Ridgeway Ave.
Waterloo, IA 50701

Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway
300 West Ridgeway Ave. Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Rosary

Sunday

18

Nov

4:00 PM 11/18/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/18/2018 7:00:00 PM
Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway

300 West Ridgeway Ave.
Waterloo, IA 50701

Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway
300 West Ridgeway Ave. Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Monday

19

Nov

10:30 AM 11/19/2018 10:30:00 AM
St. Edward Catholic Church

1423 Kimball Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50701

St. Edward Catholic Church
1423 Kimball Avenue Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mt. Olivet Cemetery Final Resting Place

3912 W. 4th Street
Waterloo, IA 50701

3912 W. 4th Street Waterloo 50701 IA
United States
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