June 19, 1932 — Dec. 13, 2010
BREMEN — Billy Dale Reese, 78, of Bremen, passed away Monday, Dec. 13, 2010
at Goshen General Hospital.
He was born June 19, 1932 in Marshall County to David and Violet (Hepler) Reese. He married Martha A. Griffin March 14, 1952. She preceded him in death March 16, 2010.
Bill was a welder for NIPSCO in Plymouth and was a lifelong farmer. He loved the outdoors; he enjoyed hunting, fishing and hunting for mushrooms. He also enjoyed traveling and playing cards.
Survivors include three daughters: Cynthia A. Schroll of Cromwell, Vicki D. Hogan of Nappanee, and Sherri L. (Jeff) Berger of Plymouth; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Jane Ringle of Bremen and Joyce Manning of Plymouth; and a sister-in-law, Janice Reese of Bremen.
He was preceded in death by his wife Martha, daughter Susan M. Schlemmer, and grandson Randy Berger.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 17, at the Mishler Funeral Home, Bremen and will be officiated by Pastor Kevin Miller.
Burial will follow at the Bremen Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 16, and one hour before the service, all at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation.
The Mishler Funeral Home in Bremen is assisting the family with arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.mishlerfuneralhomes.com .