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1942 William 2021

William "Dick" Reiss

May 1, 1942 — July 27, 2021

DICK REISS, 79 of Brule, passed away July 27, 2021, at his home in Brule.

Dick was born May 1, 1942, at Kimball, Nebraska, to Helmuth and Alice (Barkhoff) Reiss. He graduated from Kimball High School.

On February 4, 1966, Dick married Karen Ann Radke at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Julesburg. The couple made their home in Ogallala, and their union was blessed with two children, Tammy and Kevin. In 1982, Dick established Valley Ag Services, which served the Keith and Sedgwick County areas. Dick sold the business in the 90s and enjoyed farming, continuing to raise cattle.

Dick had an appreciation for anything that would go fast. He loved cars and was a skillful and decorated stock car racer in his younger days. He loved spending time around the animals, especially working his cattle. Dick also enjoyed tinkering on his antique tractor collection.

Dick was preceded in death by his wife, Karen, and his parents.

Survivors include his children, Tammy (John) Sherman of Chappell, Kevin (Cindy) Reiss of Ogallala; grandchildren, Greg (Ashley) and Jeff (Kacey) Sherman, Mara (Cole) Peters, and Trevor Reiss; 5 great-grandchildren, Aspen, McKinley, Ryleigh, Gracyn, and Hudson.

A memorial has been established in Dick's memory for later designation. Condolences may be shared at prairiehillsfuneralhome.com, where the service will be streamed live.

Services will be on Saturday, July 31, 2021, at 10 am at St. Luke's Catholic Church in Ogallala, with Father Bryan Ernest officiating. Interment will be in the Ogallala Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Friday, from 1 pm until 6 pm, at the Prairie Hills Funeral Home in Ogallala.

Prairie Hills Funeral Home of Ogallala is in charge of arrangements.
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Friday, July 30, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

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602 N Spruce St, Ogallala, NE 69153

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