|John J. Reisner|
|Written by provided to Sentinel-Tribune|
|Wednesday, 29 May 2013 09:18|
John J. Reisner, most beloved husband, wonderful father, special Papa, brother and friend, passed peacefully into the arms of our Lord on Friday, May 24, 2013.
A longtime resident of Northwood, Ohio, he was born March 28, 1926, in Toledo, Ohio to John and Agnes Reisner.
John was a graduate of Clay High School and earned a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toledo.
He served in the United States Air Force from 1944 to 1946.
On November 22, 1947, John married the love of his life, Violet. This blessed union lasted 64 years until the passing of Violet in February, 2012.
John was employed by the Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Co. for over 30 years, ultimately attaining the position of Maintenance Supervisor of Plant 8. After retirement, he pursued a career as a salesman for several companies including Silvertop and Hoffner HLT.
John was a lifetime member of the former SS. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church and more recently was a member of St. Aloysius Parish in Bowling Green. John was a Fourth Degree life member of the Knights of Columbus, as well as a lifetime member of Lodge Maumee #374 CSA.
John enjoyed golfing, fishing, bowling, Tiger's Baseball, a good game of poker or euchre, and most recently, Bingo! He and Violet cherished their many trips to Bonita Beach, Florida, cruises with friends, going to casinos, and other extensive travel throughout the United States and Hawaii.
John's greatest love was his family. Spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren brought him the utmost joy. Summer barbecues, family reunions, birthday parties, holidays, trips to Cedar Point and Put-in-Bay, and cottages on the lake. Everyone had the best time with Papa!
Surviving John are his loving children, Jeanne Heintschel, Shirley (Ed) Berndt, and John (Leslie) Reisner; grandchildren, Eric Heintschel, Matthew Heintschel (Alicia), Julie (Rich) Hansen, Jeremy Berndt and Alexandra Reisner (Johnny); great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Samantha, Logan, Mason, Alexis, John, Jake, Chloe, Max, Gusi and Kat. Also surviving are his sister, Jane Reinke, sister-in-law, Donna Reisner, brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Joseph (Betty) Koluch and many beloved cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his beloved wife, Violet, and his brother, Emil.
Family and friends may visit at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road, on Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 3 to 8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m.
On Friday, May 31, 2013, visitation will begin at 10 a.m. followed by a Memorial Service to be celebrated at 11 a.m. with Deacon Philip Avina officiating. Interment will be private.
The family suggests that those wishing to make a memorial contribution in John's memory consider the Bowling Green Manor Activities Fund, or an organization of the donor's choice. The family wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude to the warm and caring staff of the Bowling Green Manor for the many years of love and care they provided to John and Violet.
To leave online condolences for the family please visit www.sujkowskirossford.com.
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