Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Wayne Gordon Reichard, 69, of Shell Knob, passed away Friday, June 15, 2012, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield.

He was born June 29, 1942, in Marshall, Minn., the son of Walt and Ardene (Johnson) Reichard. On June 30, 1962, in Westminster, Colo., he was united in marriage to Elayne Lewis, who survives.

Additional survivors include: two sons, James K. Reichard and his wife, Jill, of Arvada, Colo., and Jerry Reichard and Tammy Mendez, of Westminster, Colo.; his mother, Ardene Nixon, of Littleton, Colo.; two brothers, Lloyd Reichard and his wife, Hatsuko, of Stockton, Calif., and Wes Reichard, of Denver, Colo.; and three grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were one son, John Reichard, and grandparents, Elsie and Carl Hansen.

He received his education in Westminster, Colo. For several years, he worked in construction putting up metal studs for Unistrut Western in Denver, Colo. Around six years ago, he and Elayne moved to Shell Knob to make their home.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob.

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