Oscar J. Reak
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Oscar J. Reak

Montgomery, AL - Reak, Oscar J., 98, a resident of Montgomery, AL, passed away peacefully at home on May 13, 2020. Oscar is survived by his son, Kevin P. Reak, daughter, Alida M. Adamek (Patrick) and beloved cat, Charlie. Preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, S. Aileen (Busse) Reak and his sister, Geraldine Klubertanz. A longtime resident of Wisconsin, Oscar was born on a farm near Lost Lake, Wisconsin in 1922. After graduating from high school, he traveled to Milwaukee to join Cutler-Hammer as a mail boy. He rose through the ranks until World War II intervened. He served as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division, ending his service as a sergeant. When the war ended, Oscar rejoined Cutler-Hammer and rose to the rank of President. In 1979, after Cutler-Hammer was acquired by Eaton Corporation, he moved to Montgomery to become President of Blount, Inc. Following his retirement from Blount, he helped found and served as an officer of Conference America, Inc. of Montgomery. The family wishes to thank our friend, Betty Carter and the many caregivers who made it possible for him to remain comfortable at home.




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Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from May 15 to May 22, 2020.
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May 19, 2020
My condolences to the family. I've has the pleasure of getting to know him over the last 7 months. Such a sweet spirit. And he lived his cat Charlie so much. Prayers of peace to the family and friends. He will be miss so much.
Elizabeth Spriggs,cma
May 18, 2020
My deepest sympathy to Mr. Reak's family. We've lost a wonderful humble man. I thoroughly enjoyed working for him at Blount.
Jan Mrozinski
May 16, 2020
My prayers and thoughts are with all the family. Mr. Reak was a wonderful, kind, sweet man and a good businessman at Blount.

Sheron Poole
Montgomery, AL
May 16, 2020
My prayers and thoughts are with all the family. Mr. Reak was a wonderful, kind, sweet man and a good businessman at Blount.
May 15, 2020
Our deepest condolences to Mr Kevin and Ms Alida in the passing of your father and my mother Betty of her friend. May the strength, comfort and peace of Jesus Christ be with you in this time of sorrow. Our prayers are with both the family and friends.
Darnetta & Richard
May 15, 2020
A truly great man, Oscar may God be with you and your family .


Jack and Lillian Hale
Prattville, Al
May 15, 2020
Deepest sympathy. Prayers for Kevin and Alida and family and friends. He will be missed!
Shirley Milligan
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