He was born on February 25, 1930, in Wamac, Illinois, the son of Jacob Fayette and Beatrice O. (Toedte) Reichenbach. He married Dolly M. Piasse on June 17, 1951, at the Demaree United Methodist Church in Centralia and she preceded him in death on Friday, August 25, 2017.
Mr. Reichenbach is survived by his children, Robert D. Reichenbach and wife Rossling of Wisconsin, Donna K. Marozik and husband Willard of Kentucky, Donald L. Reichenbach and wife Peggy of Maple Park, Illinois and Mark O. Reichenbach and wife Christel of Florida; seven grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; brother, John Reichenbach of Georgia and sister, Barbara Beaumont of Centralia, Illinois.
In addition to his loving wife of 66 years, Mr. Reichenbach was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Carolyn B. Reichenbach and brother, Jerry Dwain Reichenbach.
Mr. Reichenbach was a Sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps serving his country during the Korean Conflict from August of 1951 until June of 1955. He served in the National Guard from 1947 until 1950. He loved fishing, as it was his life. He cherished the time he spent with his family.
Mr. Reichenbach was a developmental technician and machine shop foreman at Chicago Rawhide Industries and SKF Bearing Company in Elgin and retired after 23 years of service. Earlier in life, he was employed in the shipping department at the Hollywood Brand Candy Company in Centralia.
Private Family Graveside Services for Mr. Bob D. Reichenbach will be held at the Hillcrest Memorial Park near Centralia, Illinois with Military Rites accorded by the Centralia American Post 446 and V.F.W. Post 2055.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Reichenbach’s honor to the American Cancer Society and will be received by the Moran Queen-Boggs Funeral Home at 134 South Elm Street in Centralia, Illinois 62801.
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