|Russell Edwin Reichard
February 16, 1934 - June 28, 2018
Russell Edwin Reichard, 84, of rural Rochester, Indiana, passed away on June 28, 2018 at IU Methodist
Hospital, Indianapolis, after battling Myelodysplastic Syndrome, unspecified/Myelofibrosis since November 2016.
Russell was born February 16, 1934 in Aubbeenaubbee Township, Fulton County, to Paul Clinton and Marie
(Bussard) Reichard. He resided on the family farms most of his life, lastly on the one that was divided off when
new State Road 17 was constructed in 1959-60.
Russell was first married to Beverly B. Lamdkin on Aug 20, 1954 in South Bend, IN. They later divorced and she
died Jan. 16, 1973. They had one daughter together.
Russell later married Mariea Ann Link on Sept 3, 1960 in Pulaski County, IN. She has been a resident of Millers
Merry Manor, Culver, since Dec 3, 2004. Together they had four children.
Russell was a dairy farmer in Aubbeenaubee Township and a truck driver. He was a member of the Loyal Order
of Moose Chapter 741 of Plymouth. He was also a former member of the Eagles 323 of Logansport, Winamac
2580, and Culver 3321: while there he served in various offices of the club. To many of the Logansport Eagle
members he was affectionately called and will be remembered simply as "Grand Dad".
Until he took ill, he enjoyed going to hear the local bands, especially 350 South.
Russell is survived by his wife Mariea of Culver; their children: Paul Clinton Reichard II of rural Kewanna, Eddie
Leroy of Logansport, Dawn Marie Wolfe of Kewanna, and Lori Lea (Kenneth) Swafford of rural Rochester: his
daughter with Beverly - Denise Joy (Braden G) Chandler of Rochester; grandchildren Kevin A, Ian M, Fayette F,
and Shelby L. Swafford; Raymond J and Jessie A. Wolfe, Jason L & Jeremy R Grube; as well as numerous
great- and great-great grandchildren. He is also survived by special friend of the family and caregiver Judith E.
There will be a private family viewing with graveside services at the IOOF Cemetery, Leiters Ford, Indiana at a