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Northwest Oklahoman & Ellis County News
Oct 2003
Page 6

Lillian Reisig

Lillian Reisig was born July 26, 1915 in Shattuck, to Kathryn (Katcha) and Henry Weibert. She was one of eight children.

She graduated from Shattuck High School, and then attended Business School in wichita,Kan. She then worked at the County Courthouse in Arnett.

Lillian and Leo Reisig were married in 1939 and to this union were born Ted in 1942 and Jon in 1947. Working togethr they owned and operated Reisig Implement Company dealing in Minneapolis Moline Tractors and other farm implements. In the late 1950's they sold the business and then farmed and ranched until Leo's death in 1970

Lillian then became a Switchboard operator at Newman Memorial Hospital, while there she renewed old acquaniences and made many new friends.

She spent her early years working and raising a family. Later she traveled to Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii, the Caribbean and she saw a little of the world. But she was always happy to come home to Shattuck.

Lillian left this life at the Shattuck Nursing Center on October 3, 2003 at the age of 88 years 2 months and 8 days.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Leo, three brothers, Alex, Victor and Henry; two sisters Alma and Alvana.

She is survived by two sons, Ted of Shattuck, and Jon of Oklahoma City, along with his wife Karen and two sons, David and Kyle and one daughter Misty; two brothers, Leon of Laerne, and Ted and his wife Helen of Cottonwood, Ariz. She had many neices and nephews and many many friends.

Lillian's little giggle was her trademark; we remember her by it.

Funeral services were conducted Monday, October 6, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church with David Dersch officiating. Interment was in the Shattuck Memorial Cemetery with the Mason Funeral Home of Shattuck in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, for Cardiovascular research, in care of the Mason Funeral Home, P.O. Box 695, Shattuck, OK. 73858.

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