Raymond Reuter Funeral Held At Six Mile Grove
At Six Mile Grove
Funeral services were held Sunday, July 7 at Six Mile Grove Lutheran church for Raymond C. Reuter, 53, who was killed in a car accident south of Rose Creek July 3. The Rev. Stanley Klemerud officiated and interment was in the church cemetery.
Raymond Chris Reuter, was born July 19, 1909 in Jone County, Iowa, the son of Carl and Lena (Decker) Reuter.
At the age of three he moved to Mona with his parents and at the age of nine they moved to a farm south of Austin.
He attended the grade school at Mona and also the country school south of Austin.
He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith of which he remained a faithful member.
On May 21, 1932 he united in marriage with Jeanette Nelson. They resided on a farm south of Austin, later moved to Rose Creek, and the past 17 years, on a farm in the Lyle community.
Five children were born to this union, one daughter and four sons.
Mr. Reuter was a member of Six Mile Grove, Lutheran Brotherhood, Minute Man R E A, Knights of Pythias and Farmers Union. He served on the church board as Trustee for three years, Township Board seventeen years and School board eighteen years.
He had a happy greeting for everyone, and was a friend to all. The community will suffer a great loss in his passing.
Surviving are his wife Jeanette, a daughter (Gloria) Mrs. Neil Fedson, Austin; four sons, Ronald and Roger, both Austin; Carleton of Lyle and Jerry at home; also seven grandchildren; a brother Leo of Austin, Minn.; two sisters (Laura) Mrs. Ben Engelbardt, Langworthy, Iowa; (Gusta) Mrs. Louis Helgens, Monticello, Iowa, many relatives and a host of friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Rex and a sister, Clara.