Reist, Leroy

Born: Jan 23, 1943
Died: Mar 24, 2018


Reist, Leroy
Passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Grand River Hospital, KW Health Centre. Leroy was born 75 years ago, a son of the late Edwin Reist and former Melinda Brubacher.
Loving companion and best friend to Marion Moyer. Cherished brother to Esther (Raymond) Pernitsky, Beulah (Karl) Demel, Linda (William) Barker and Kevin (Sandra) Reist,. He will be dearly missed by his many nieces and nephews. Leroy is predeceased by his brother Donald Reist.
Lee was an avid bowler and spent many evenings at the bowling alley with friends.
At Lees’ request cremation has taken place. Interment to take place at Nith Valley Mennonite Church Cemetery atop his parents graves.
As expressions of sympathy, donations to the heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Online condolences and donation information available at

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Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery
New Hamburg, 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.

Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario (Waterloo Region)
2-1373 Victoria Street North
Kitchener, Ontario
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Condolence from Radford and Marilyn Radke sent on March 29, 2018

We send our deepest sympathy to the entire Reist family, relatives and close friend Marion. We are thinking of each of you at this difficult time and our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you.

Condolence from Maria Harrison sent on March 27, 2018

I have had the pleasure of knowing Lee from bowling in New Hamburg. He was a fine man. My condolences to his family and to Marion as well.

Condolence from Chris Koehler sent on March 26, 2018

I had the pleasure of meeting and bowling with Lee. My heart is heavy since hearing of his passing. My thoughts and prayers to his family. He will be missed greatly.

Condolence from New Hamburg Lanes sent on March 26, 2018

Lee will be greatly missed. He had such a positive attitude and great sportsmanship.

James Aoki

Condolence from Les Hand sent on March 26, 2018

I will miss Lee on our bowling team. His quiet resolve encouraged his team to excel. Good bye my friend.

Condolence from Bernice Zehr sent on March 26, 2018

Sympathy to your family ,I have many memories of the Reist family from school days ,prayers and thoughts 🙏