Reibling, Douglas Milton

Born: Dec 11, 1959
Died: Dec 26, 2017


Passed away on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 after a brave struggle with cancer.  Douglas resided all of his life at RR#2 Baden, where he was born 58 years ago. Beloved son of the late Milton and Ruby (Berg) Reibling.  Missed by his brother Burton, his aunt Doris Berg and numerous cousins and friends.  Douglas was predeceased by his uncles and aunts Lloyd Berg, Ralph Berg, Harry & Evelyn Reibling, Philip & Hilda Wagner and Richard & Elvera Witherall.
Doug enjoyed cutting and chopping wood, was a steady employee even after his cancer diagnosis and was a passionate Montreal Canadiens fan.
Cremation has taken place.  Doug will be laid to rest in the spring beside his father, grandfathers and great-grandfathers at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery, Philipsburg.  A celebration of life will be announced at a later date come spring.
As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Zion Lutheran Church, Philipsburg or to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Online condolences and donation information available at
Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, New Hamburg assisted with the arrangements.

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Zion Lutheran Cemetery (Philipsburg)
Baden, Ontario

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Although charitable funds are sent directly to the charity, please remember to contact us directly to give a card from you to the family in memory of their loved one.

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church – Philipsburg
3357 Erb's Road
Baden, ON
N3A 3M6
(519) 634-5750

Canadian Cancer Society – Kitchener
4-108 Ahrens Street West
Kitchener, ON
N2H 4C3
(519) 886-8888


Condolence from Sherry Berg and Joe Rouse sent on February 6, 2018

Dear Burton. Our deepest condolences to you on Douglas’ passing. I have fond memories of many special family celebrations spent with you and Doug – birthdays, Christmases and summer holidays. Doug was always very kind and considerate. Our thoughts are with you. Your cousin Sherry and Joe, (Auckland, New Zealand)

Condolence from Cathy (Honderich) Young sent on January 6, 2018

Thinking of you, Burton.

Condolence from Marg Smith sent on December 30, 2017

Sorry to hear of Douglas’ passing. He was a valued and faithful employee many years ago on our farm.

Condolence from Mark & Linda Jantz sent on December 29, 2017

Our sympathy to you, Bert! Your brother was a special person and we will miss him!

Condolence from Anne Koch sent on December 29, 2017

Words on the Angel above that is perhaps holding Doug’s star: “Perhaps they are (not) stars, but rather openings where our Loved ones shine down to let us know they are Happy”

Condolence from Susan Mills sent on December 29, 2017

Douglas will be remembered for his kind and gentle nature. Sending my sincere sympathy to Burton.

Condolence from Greg Witmer sent on December 28, 2017

So sorry to hear of Doug’s passing. We had a good friendship during our public school years at North Wilmot and Wilmot Centre.

Condolence from Debbie Magnus (Brown ) sent on December 28, 2017

Sorry for your loss.. i went to school with Doug.. May he rest in peace.. Debbie Magnus….

Condolence from Debbie Magnus (Brown ) sent on December 28, 2017

Sorry for your loss.. i went to school with Doug.. May he rest in peace.. Debbie Magnus….

Condolence from liz muter sent on December 27, 2017

Sorry to hear about Doug’s passing…He was the best friend of my brother Randy since public school.
Out thought and prayers are with you.
Lawrie, Liz and Lisa

Condolence from Bruce and Wendy Richardson sent on December 27, 2017

We are so sorry to hear of Douglas’s passing. We were so glad that Douglas was able to spend last New Year’s Eve with us and our friends.