Harold “Chip” A. Reihl, 68, of Lake of the Ozarks, MO passed away on Sunday, June 13th, 2021 at his home after a courageous battle of pancreatic cancer.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, June 21st at 10 A.M. at Solon-Telford Funeral Home, Streator, IL. The Rev. Tom Zobrist and Rev. Tim Chally will officiate.
Visitation will be from 3-6 P.M. on Sunday, June 20th at the Solon-Telford Funeral Home, Streator. Additional visitation will be from 9:00 A.M. until 10:00 A.M. Monday morning at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Streator.
Born March 25, 1953 in Streator he was the son of Harold R. and Irene F. (Elias) Reihl. He married LuAnn Plimmer on May 3rd, 1975.
He is survived by his two sons, Jacob (Jake) N. Reihl of Lake of the Ozarks, MO and Jaron M. Reihl Maddox of Bloomington, IL; stepsons, Leonard (Elizabeth) Maddox of Towanda, IL and Kamuela (Stacey) Maddox of Millbrook, IL; grandchildren, Malia and Evan Maddox; sisters, Kathy (Rex) Hawthorne of Streator, Mary Jo (Pete Johnson) Weber of Orion, IL, Karen (Rich) Perjak of Streator and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife LuAnn and daughter Amanda Diane Reihl and two infants at birth.
Born and raised in Streator, Chip attended St. Anthony’s Grade School and Streator Township High School. He graduated from Worsham College of Mortuary Science in 1976.
He was a licensed funeral director in the State of Illinois for over 45 years working at Gladfelter Funeral Home in Ottawa, IL and most recently at Solon-Telford Funeral Home in Streator retiring in 2020.
Chip enjoyed golfing with his parents for many years. As an avid photographer, he was passionate about capturing the perfect image.
After retiring, he and his son Jake moved to the Lake of the Ozarks in May of 2020 where he enjoyed many hours of boating on the lake and flying his drone.
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