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Garret C. Reuter

December 29, 1947 - December 13, 2013

Service Date: December 19, 2013

Garrett C. “Garry” Reuter, 65, of Belleville, Illinois, born Monday, December 29, 1947, in Springfield, IL, died Friday, December 13, 2013, in Belleville, Illinois.

Garry was an attorney for Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., and served as an officer of the firm.  He was also a CPA.  He was devoted to his family, and to say he was an avid golfer would be a big understatement.  When Garry was not busy practicing law or his golf game, he gave much of his time to the community, including the following organizations: Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce (past president); Rotary Club of Belleville; Illinois CPA Society Southern Chapter; Leadership Council of Southwestern Illinois; Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Illinois; Belleville Memorial Hospital, Board of Directors; Memorial Foundation; Belle-Scott Committee; Junior Achievement of Gateway East; March of Dimes; United Way Illinois Division; American Cancer Society; American Lung Association; National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias.  He also served as a board member for a number of businesses in the area.

Garry was preceded in death by his:?

  • Parents:  Clarence and Marie nee Johnson Reuter
  • Brother:  James Reuter

Surviving are his:

  • Wife:  Mary E. nee Muren Reuter
  • Children:
    • Garrett C. “Garry” (Lauren Gibson) Reuter, Jr. of St. Louis, MO
    • Dawn E. (Neil) Kurtz of O’Fallon, IL
  • Step Children:
    • Kacie J. Radcliff of Clearwater, FL
    • Krystal A. (Ben) Stephens of Belleville, IL
  • Brothers:
    • Robert (Janis) Reuter of Truckee, CA
    • Paul (Terrymarie) Steele of Simi Valley, CA
  • Granddaughter:  Gwendolyn M. Kurtz
  • Nieces & Nephews

Memorials: may be made to the MD Anderson Cancer Center for Prostate Cancer Research (please call 800-525-5841) and/or Lindenwood University-Belleville on behalf of Garrett C. Reuter.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral: A funeral procession will leave from Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, December 19, 2013 for a 10:00 a.m. mass of Christian Burial at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Fairview Heights, Illinois with Father Raymond Schultz officiating. Interment will follow at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery in Belleville, Illinois.