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Don L. Reichling

July 27, 1944 July 24, 2020
Don L. Reichling
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Obituary for Don L. Reichling

Don L. Reichling, age 75 of Darlington, WI passed away on Friday, July 24, 2020 at his home in Darlington. He was born July 27, 1944 in Dodgeville the son of Leo and Fay (Crippen) Reichling. Don grew up on the family farm in the Darlington area and he graduated from Darlington High School. He married the love of his life, Karen A. Bloom on March 21, 1964 in Platteville. After Don got out of the service, the two of them moved to Darlington where they raised their family and have resided since.

Don is survived by his children: Jim (Sally) Reichling, Tim Reichling, Dan (Cindy) Reichling, and Tanya (Casey) Horne; his grandchildren: Cheryl (Alex) Clement - Reichling, Heather (Ricky) Reichling, Allison Horne, Brady Horne, and Cooper Horne; One sister: Pauline Trickle; three sisters- in- law: Lavonne Rice, Marlene Bloom, Cheryl Bloom. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Karen on June 26, 2020; his brothers: Peter Reichling in 2019 and Kenneth Reichling in 1947; and one brother-in-law: Boyd Trickle in 2007.

Don was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Darlington. He worked for Advance Transformer in Monroe for over 35 years. In his younger years he had a passion for the outdoors, hunting and fishing. He enjoyed playing cards with his family and friends and going to the casino for a getaway with his wife, Karen. He was a number one Elvis Presley fan, collecting memorabilia and listening to all of his music. Don was a loyal Packers and Brewers fan. Don cherished the time he spent with his family and made memories that will carry on for years to come.

A visitation will be held Wednesday, July 29, 2020 from 9:00AM-10:45AM at Holy Rosary Catholic Church (104 E. Harriet St., Darlington). A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00AM following the visitation at the church with Rev. Joji Reddy officiating. Burial will be in Holy Rosary Cemetery where military graveside rites will be accorded by Bates-O’Brien-Wiegel-Howe-Roelli American Legion Post #214 of Darlington. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.ericksonfuneralhome.com.

For those who prefer, a memorial fund has been established in Don’s name.

Although not required, it is the recommendation of the funeral home staff that masks are worn during the duration of your visit inside of the church and that you practice proper social distancing guidelines.

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Visitation

Wednesday

29

Jul

9:00 AM 7/29/2020 9:00:00 AM - 10:45 AM 7/29/2020 10:45:00 AM
Holy Rosary Catholic Church

104 E. Harriet Street
Darlington, WI 53530

Holy Rosary Catholic Church
104 E. Harriet Street Darlington 53530 WI
United States

Service

Wednesday

29

Jul

11:00 AM 7/29/2020 11:00:00 AM
Holy Rosary Catholic Church

104 E. Harriet Street
Darlington, WI 53530

Holy Rosary Catholic Church
104 E. Harriet Street Darlington 53530 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Holy Rosary Cemetery Final Resting Place

123 Main Street
Darlington, WI 53530

123 Main Street Darlington 53530 WI
United States
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