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Edgar L. Reif 1933 - 2011
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HOISINGTON — Edgar L. Reif, 77, died March 21. Born Nov. 1, 1933 in Hoisington, he was the son of the late Alfred A. and Clara (Polzin) Reif. A past resident of Osborne, he was the owner/operator truck driver at D & R Trucking in Pratt and Skillett Trucking in LaCrosse.

Survivors include two daughters, Donna Couchman of Rozell and Mary Ann Traylor of Lexington, Kent; a son, John Reif of Grand Junction, Colo.; five sisters, Alice Snyder of Oolagah, Okla., Betty Yarnell of Osborne, Inez Vohs of Haysville, Virginia Wrench of Manhattan, and Theresa Boxum of Lebanon; four brothers, Charles Reif of Plainville, Robert Reif and Art Reif, both of Hoisington, Al Reif and Vic Reif, both of Osborne; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Tipton. Burial will be at the Osborne Cemetery. Friends may visit from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday at Clark-Gashaw Chapel in Osborne. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association, the Osborne County Memorial Hospital or Hospice Services, all in care of the funeral home.

Funeral arrangements provided by

Clark-Gashaw Mortuary, Inc.

P.O. Box 348

Osborne, KS 67473


Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, March 24, 2011