The Van Wert County Courthouse

Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018

Donald E. Reichert, 61, of Van Wert, died at 7:10 a.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at his home.

He was born September 20, 1951, the son of the late Donald Hartman Sr. and Betty Spoor. On February 28, 1978, he married Patricia (Wilson) Reichert, who survives in Van Wert.

Other survivors include a son, Michael Reichert of Van Wert; four stepchildren, Tom Carter, Cindy Carter and Tammy Wilson, all of Lima, and Don Carter of Van Wert; one brother, Bob Hartman of Van Wert; one stepbrother, Chris Reichert of Van Wert; and eight grandchildren.

His adoptive parents, Adolf and Opal Reichert; and a sister, Vicky Hartman, also preceded him in death.

There will be no viewing or services.

Preferred memorials: To the family, to help with expenses.

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POSTED: 05/09/13 at 9:15 am. FILED UNDER: Obituaries