July 17, 1929 - Sept. 16, 2007
VERMILION - John L. Reising, 78 of Vermilion, died Sunday at Community Health Partners in Lorain after a short illness.
He was born July 17, 1929 in Vermilion where he had been a life long resident.
He worked 30 years as a Truck Driver for Chapin Truck Lines, Elyria and retired in 1987.
He was a member of the United Church of Christ Congregational, Vermilion and Teamsters Union 571. He enjoyed traveling, camping, boating, and volunteering at the Food Pantry.
He is survived by his sons, Jon and Karen Reising of Vermilion, and Rudy and Joli Reising of Vermilion; four grandchildren; brothers, David Reising of Lorain, Marlin Reising of Haines City, Fla., and Theodore Reising of Norwalk; sisters, Kathleen Miller of Jenson Beach, Fla., and Juanita Gundlach of Norwalk; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Reising in May of this year; parents, Albert and Daisy (Kennedy) Reising; a brother, Sylvester Reising; sisters, LaVern Brown, Clarice Wallace and Elvira Baker; and a grandson, Sean Alan Reising.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Brownhlem Cemetery, Vermilion. A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. at the United Church of Christ Congregational, 990 State St., Vermilion with the Rev. Wendell Brooker officiating.
Arrangements are being handled by Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South St. Vermilion, Ohio 44089.
Memorial gifts may be sent to the Food Pantry or Sunset Shores, in care of United Church of Christ Congregational, P.O. Box 228, Vermilion, Ohio 44089.