Betty J. Reichard, 90, of Willshire, Ohio passed away on October 7, 2019 at Adams Woodcrest in Decatur where she had resided for the past six months.

She was born on February 12, 1929 in Schumm, Ohio the daughter of the late Carl Herman Weinman and the late Berdie Esther (Dull) Weinman. She married Eugene V. Reichard on May 30, 1948 in Chattanooga, Ohio and he preceded her in death on September 17, 2009.

Betty was a former member of the Willshire United Methodist Church and current member of Union United Methodist Church. She was a Sunday school teacher for many years and member of the United Methodist Women. 


She was a graduate of Willshire High School in 1947 and was a homemaker.   


Betty enjoyed watching television and spending time with Gene eating out.  She loved kittens and watching the birds in the neighborhood.  Betty was a wonderful cook and liked spending time with her family.


Survivors include three sons, Terry (Rebecca) Reichard of Van Wert, OH, Thomas (Debra) Reichard of Fort Wayne, IN, and Steven Reichard of Dublin, OH; a daughter, Kathy (Gary) Pontsler of Willshire, OH; two sisters, Rosemary Caffee of Willshire, OH and Colleen (Bill) Schlickman of Fort Wayne, IN; brother-in-law, Dan Reichard of Rolla, MO; nine grandchildren, Lauren (Dalton) Brazell, Jon (Stephanie) Reichard, Jason (Jillian) Reichard, Joe (Cassandra) Reichard, Shaun (Lori) Pontsler, Shay (Kaitlynn) Pontsler, Jordan (Mandy Davis) Pontsler, Joshua Reichard, and Emily Reichard; and nine great-grandchildren, Avery Reichard, Payton Reichard, Elyse Reichard, Tyler Reichard, Charlee Reichard, Wyatt Reichard, Sawyer Pontsler, Piper Pontsler, and Caiden Beitler.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home in Decatur with Pastor Bud Larimore officiating. Interment will follow in the Willshire Cemetery in Willshire, Ohio.

Friends will be received from 2-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Friday October 11, 2019 at the Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home in Decatur and one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials can be given to Willshire-Wren EMS or Union United Methodist Church.






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