John N. Reiser
DENVER -- Mr. Reiser, 67, loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, uncle, and friend, passed away on November 19, 2005 at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center surrounded by his family.
Born July 24, 1938 in Fond du Lac, WI, to Elmer and Veronica Ann (Wirtz) Reiser. He was the founder of Triton Trailers in Hartford, WI. After his retirement, he followed his dream of racing by starting Reiser Enterprises in Denver, NC.
Despite his love of racing, his greatest love was for his family. Surviving in addition to his parents is Alice Mae Kumrow Reiser, his wife of almost forty-five years; his five children, Roxanne Konrath (Paul), Robbie Reiser (Tracy), Rochelle Priesgen (Tony), Rhonda McCreedy (Shawn) and Renee Leeson (Brian); eleven grandchildren, Kristen and Jamie Konrath; Ryan, Reid and Rhett H. Reiser; Karsyn, Reilly and Mitchell McCreedy; Jessica, Jennifer and Johnathon Leeeson; special nephew Marcus Reiser and his wife Gina; sister, Lois Schlosser (Ron); brother, Ken Reiser (Marilyn); and a host of nieces, nephews, in-laws and special friends. He was preceded in death by his sister, Janet Williams.
A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held from 4-7:00 PM, Tuesday, November 22, 2005 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Denver, NC.
The family will greet friends on Friday, November 25, 2005 from 3-7:00 PM, followed by a prayer service at Phillips Funeral Home in West Bend, WI. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 AM, Saturday, November 26, 2005 at Resurrection Catholic Church in Allenton, WI, followed by the burial at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Allenton, WI.
The family would like to thank family and friends for the cards and prayers. Special thanks to the medical staff in the critical care unit at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center.
In lieu of flowers, the family wishes to have memorials made in John's name to the Victory Junction Gang, 4500 Adam's Way, Randleman, NC 27317.
Raymer Funeral Home of Huntersville is serving the family.
Published in Charlotte Observer on Nov. 21, 2005.