ATWOOD -- Daniel Dean Reeh, 66, died Saturday (Nov. 16, 2002) at Hays Medical Center in Hays, Kan.
He was born Aug. 1, 1936, to Frank N. and Mary T. (Schwartz) Reeh. He attended Forest Hills School and graduated from McDonald Rural High School in 1955. He was in the U.S. Army from September 1956 to November 1957. After returning from his time in the service he worked as a carpenter and farmer. He helped his cousin, Bob Reeh farm until the time of his death.
On June 10, 1990, he married Merry Kempt in Phillipsburg, Kan.
He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, a former member of St. John's Catholic Church and the American Legion Post 46.
He was preceded in death by his parents; father-in-law; brothers, Joe, Herman and Lenard; and one step-grandson.
Survivors include his wife, Merry; step-children, Bryan Kempt and friend, Megan Corbett, Kimberly and husband, Jeff Doty; mother-in-law, Louise Gitchel; sister, Irene Withington; twin sister, Deloris Reeh; brothers, Eugene Reeh and Virjean Reeh; sister-in-law, Phyllis Reeh; and two step-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, 10 a.m., at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Atwood with the Rev. Damian Richards as celebrant. Interment will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Atwood with military rites by the American Legion Sam Hubbard Post No. 46 of Atwood.
A parish vigil and rosary will be recited Wednesday, 8 p.m., at the funeral home.
Visitation is today until 9 p.m., and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Memorials have been established in his memory and may be left at the funeral home.
Williams Funeral Home of Atwood is in charge of arrangements.