Russell P. Reiser, age 77, of Wauseon, Ohio, passed away July 24, 2020 at the Promedica Toledo Hospital surrounded by family. Russell worked as a meat cutter at the Dinner Bell in Archbold for many years.
Russell was born on September 22, 1942 to the late Ralph and Freida (Ward) Reiser. He attended Pettisville schools. He married the love of his life, Joyce McKeever, on December 16, 1964, and she survives. Russell was a member of the Delta Eagles and the Elks Club, and took delight in working on John Deere tractors, bowling, golfing, fishing, and loving his family.
Surviving Russell is his wife, Joyce; son, Rodney (Rosetta) Reiser of Wauseon, Ohio; son, Ryan (Marie) Reiser of Shelby, Ohio; grandchildren, Kelsey (Kris) Ashbaugh, Amanda (Drake) Dulaney, Jenna Reiser, Quintin (Mallory) Reiser, Grant Reiser, and Sarah Reiser; and five great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters, Darlene Walker and Mary (Bud) Markley, many nieces and nephews, and best friend, Bob Balser. Russell is preceded in death by his parents; infant sister, Ida Mae Reiser; and brother-in-law, Dennis Walker.
Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, all services will be private at the Wauseon Union Cemetery. A celebration of Russell’s life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made in Russell’s memory to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.grisierfh.com. Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon is honored to serve the Reiser family.
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