Patricia J. Reising

Apr 24, 2014

July 18, 1931 — May 25, 2007

VERMILION Patricia J. Reising, 75, of Vermilion, died Friday at her home after an eight-month illness.

She was born July 18, 1931 in Vermilion and had been a lifelong resident.

She worked as a teachers' aide for the Vermilion school system for 20 years. She was a member of United Church of Christ Congregational, Vermilion, where she was active in Marmaru and the Ada Circle. She was a member of the Lioness Club, had volunteered at the food pantry, and enjoyed crafts, camping and reading.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, John L. Reising; sons and daughters-in-law, Jon and Karen Reising and Rudy and Joli Reising, both of Vermilion; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Florence (Wittmer) Grote; brothers, Raymond, Clarence, Gilbert, Charles and George Grote; a sister, Anna May Grote; stepbrothers, Edward Sennhenn and Jim Sennhenn; a stepsister, Mary Sennhenn Fizco; and a grandson, Sean Alan Reising.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the United Church of Christ Congregational, 990 State St., Vermilion.

Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South St., Vermilion, is handling arrangements.