Rachel Elizabeth Cunningham Reutzel
McCurdy Funeral Home
309 6Th St
Beverly, OH
Reutzel Rachel Elizabeth Cunningham Reutzel. The life of Rachel Elizabeth Cunningham Reutzel was tragically taken from her Sunday afternoon, December 4, 2016. She was born April 7, 1983, to David and Connie Cunningham of Waterford, OH. She is survived by her two daughters, Addison, 5 and Cora, 3; and a step-daughter, Karleigh, 10. She is also survived by her parents; her brother, Benjamin (Alana) of Waterford and their sons, Daniel and Jackson; sister, Rebekah Cunningham Barker (Aaron), Hendersonville, NC and their daughter, Evy Lynn and their son, Isaiah; and sister, Hannah of Columbus, OH. She is survived by her paternal grandmother, Connie B. Cunningham (Max) Rouanzoin. She was preceded in death by her grandparents Harry and Ruby Welch and Keith Cunningham. Her large extended Welch and Cunningham family of aunts, uncles, and cousins, also survive her. Growing up on a farm in Waterford, OH, Rachel learned to work hard and enjoy the beauty of God's creation. She graduated as valedictorian from both Waterford High School in 2001 and Milligan College in 2005. She graduated from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in 2009. Her law career began at Bricker and Eckler law firm in Columbus, then she worked as an in house lawyer for Columbia Gas, and finally joined BMW Group USA as Corporate Counsel in 2012 and was currently employed there as Customer Interaction Center Manager. Rachel was a pianist, book lover, yoga and cross-fit enthusiast, chef extraordinaire, but her primary passion was being a mother. Her world centered on spending time playing with and enjoying her family, both immediate and extended. She became a Christian at an early age and was presently attending Westerville Christian Church, Westerville, OH. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at the Fifth Street Church of Christ in Beverly, OH, with Evangelist Zack Waite and Rich Lemal officiating. Burial will be in the Waterford Cemetery. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. on Thursday and 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday at the Fifth Street Church of Christ. For those who wish to make a contribution to her children, this can be done on youcaring.com under the title of "Reutzel children". MCCURDY FUNERAL HOME in Beverly, OH is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.mccurdyfh.com.

Published by The Columbus Dispatch from Dec. 7 to Dec. 8, 2016.
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Ann Stokman
December 16, 2016
We are praying for you and her beautiful children. Rachel could light up a room with her smile. May that same light fill her girls with comfort and love.
Maggie Weber
December 12, 2016
Dear Reutzel Family,
We, the families of The Compassionate Friends, send you our heartfelt condolences. The Compassionate Friends is an international grief support group for parents, grandparents and siblings who have suffered the heartbreaking loss of a child. Our only mission is to provide comfort, hope and support to every family experiencing the death of a son or daughter, brother or sister, or grandchild, and to help others better assist the grieving family. We meet monthly in Columbus from 7-9 PM on the second Tuesday of each month at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1479 Morse Road, Columbus, Ohio 43229. If and when you are ready to do so, please join us. We need Not Walk Along. We are The Compassionate Friends.
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December 10, 2016
So heartbreaking. I will miss her smile and friendship. God bless her and her daughters, family and friends.
Kellie Ison
December 9, 2016
Always the most beautiful person i have ever known. Ill miss you Rachel.
December 9, 2016
This is just beyond heartbreaking. I'm glad to know she is in the arms of Jesus. My deepest sympathies are with you all.
December 8, 2016
Warm thoughts and prayers being sent to the family. Rachel lived across the street from us. She was always very nice ... no matter how crazy our days were we always had a quick second to wave as we passed by. She always had a smile and clearly adored those little girls. She will be missed.
Angie Gray
December 8, 2016
My sincere condolences to your loved ones. RIP, Rachel.
December 8, 2016
With the heartfelt sympathy
Together, we mourn the loss, honor the memories, and celebrate the life of some one who will be so deeply missed
Ngyuet Tran
Family Friend
December 8, 2016
a loved one
December 8, 2016
Rachel was a warm talented woman who will be sorely missed by all who had the pleasure to know her.
Cynthia Gray
December 8, 2016
Rachel was always so friendly and kind and had a smile on her face. I am happy to have had the pleasure of working with her. She is and will always be greatly missed by her BMW family. God bless her little girls, family, friends, and all who had the pleasure of knowing this amazing woman.
Holly Cosart
December 8, 2016
a loved one
December 7, 2016
May you Rest In Peace Rachel. I am so blessed to have met you and have taken care of Cora. You have beautiful daughters. May you always watch over them and be their angel.
Amy Sexton
December 7, 2016
A beautiful soul. Taken away much too soon. She will be missed by so very many people that loved or knew her. My sincere condolences to everyone affected by this tragedy. RIP Rachel
Karen Andrews
December 7, 2016
God bless your children!
Greg Karhoff
December 7, 2016
In my prayers.
December 7, 2016
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