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Ferdinand Reichlin

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Ferdinand Reichlin Obituary
Ferdinand E. Reichlin
age 90 passed away Sept. 2, 2017 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born in Steinerberg, Switzerland on April 5, 1927 the son of the late Casimir and Ann (Reichmuth) Reichlin. Ferd was a custom builder and furniture maker. He was president of the Canton Swiss Club, member of the board of directors for the Swiss American Alliance, Knights of Columbus, and St. Barbara Catholic Church.
Ferd is survived by his wife of 63 years, Pia (Lindauer) Reichlin; daughters, Esther Reichlin and Ingrid Reichlin; sons, Mike Reichlin (Debbie), Mark (Jennifer) Reichlin, Joe (Amy) Reichlin; eight grandchildren, Leah (Ryan) McNeill, Brooke (Colin) Scopinski, Rachel Reichlin, Lauren Osborne, Analiese Reichlin, Nicholas, Emma, and Will Reichlin; six great-grandsons; sisters, Ruth, Pia, Paula, Edith, and Lindy. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by sister, Ann; brothers, Armin and Leo; and daughter-in-law, Helene Reichlin.
A Memorial Mass of Christian burial will be held Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 at St. Barbara Catholic Church, 2813 Lincoln Way NW, Massillon at 11am with Rev. Raymond Paul celebrant. Visitation will be held an hour prior at the church from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Burial to follow the service at Brookfield Cemetery in Massillon.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Crossroads Hospice, 3743 Boettler Oaks Drive Suite E, Green, Ohio, 44685 or a . The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Charlotte Simmons for her care and compassion.
Condolences to the family may be made at Heitger.com.
Published in The Repository on Sept. 4, 2017
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