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Barbara Jean Reiter

January 11, 1938 May 8, 2019
Barbara Jean Reiter
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Obituary for Barbara Jean Reiter

Barbara Jean Reiter, 81, of Muscoda died Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Dycora Transitional Care. She was born January 11, 1938 in Joliet, Illinois the daughter of James and Johanna (Kubin) McCure. Barb attended College of St. Francis for two years, before going to work as the assistant to the art director National Porges Company. On October 19, 1957 Barb married Edward M. Reiter in New Lenox, Illinois. The couple moved to the Blue River area in 1959, where they raised 5 children. Barb was very active in the community by volunteering with many organizations: Commission on Aging, where she helped start the caregivers support group; Blue River American Legion Auxiliary 443; member of the Riverdale School Board for 12 years; Homemakers, Center Chairman for Northern Grant County; one of two women to help organize the Farm Progress Days in Grant County in the 1960s; and CCW at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Barb and Ed enjoyed dancing, playing cards and traveling, visiting all 50 states and 12 countries. Barb loved her family and would do anything for them.


Barb is survived by five children:
James (Ellaine) Reiter of Blue River,
Michael (Debra) Reiter of Spring Valley, WI,
Stephen (Judy) Reiter of Huntley, IL,
Regina (Bob) Nankee of Muscoda,
Paul (Debra) Reiter of Blue River;
7 grandchildren;
8 great-grandchildren;
sister Kay (Tony) Charvat of New Lenox, IL,
brother Bill (Ester) McCure of TX;
many nieces, nephews, and friends.


Barb was preceded in death by her parents James and Johanna, husband Ed, sisters Suzanne McCure, Joanne McCure, and brother James Joseph McCure.


A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 11:00 AM at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Burial will be held at the Beulah Cemetery at a later date. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at the Godager Pratt Funeral Home from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM with an American Legion Auxiliary Service to be held at 4:00 PM and a rosary to be prayed at 7:00 PM. Visitation will also be held on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at the Godager Pratt Funeral Home from 10:00 AM until the departure to the church at 10:45 AM. The family suggests memorials in Barb’s name be directed to Dycora Transitional Care, Activities Department, Patio Cushion Replacement or Muscoda EMS. The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family with their arrangements. Online condolences can be made at prattfuneralservice.com.


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Visitation

Tuesday

14

May

4:00 PM 5/14/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/14/2019 7:00:00 PM
Godager Pratt Funeral Home

710 N Wisconsin Ave
PO Box 597
Muscoda, WI 53573

American Legion Auxiliary Service at 4:00 PM. Rosary will be prayed at 7:00 PM

Godager Pratt Funeral Home
710 N Wisconsin Ave Muscoda 53573 WI
United States

Visitation

Wednesday

15

May

10:00 AM 5/15/2019 10:00:00 AM - 10:45 AM 5/15/2019 10:45:00 AM
Godager Pratt Funeral Home

710 N Wisconsin Ave
PO Box 597
Muscoda, WI 53573

Godager Pratt Funeral Home
710 N Wisconsin Ave Muscoda 53573 WI
United States

Funeral Mass

Wednesday

15

May

11:00 AM 5/15/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

341 N. Wisconsin Ave
Muscoda, WI 53573

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
341 N. Wisconsin Ave Muscoda 53573 WI
United States
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