Charles Reiss, Jr.

Charles Reiss, Jr., 82, of New Palestine, went to be with his savior Jesus on Oct. 31, 2012. He was born on Jan. 29, 1930, in Lyons, Kan., the son of Charles and Ella (Heitschmidt) Reiss.

Charles was a distributor of Watkins Products for over 60 years. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He was a former member of Warren Baptist Church where he served as a teacher and deacon. He is currently a member of Brookville Road Community Church, a member and volunteer with the Independent Order of Foresters, Veterans of Foreign Wars and  American Legion.

Survivors include sons, Dan E. (Donna) Reiss, Ray F. Reiss and Charles (Carol) Reiss; daughter, Janis Cook Eisman; daughter-in-law, Jackie (Rick) Brown; sister, Marlene Reiss; 17 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren and 23 great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Edith (Roberts) Reiss; son, Steven M. Brewer; brother, Robert Reiss and a sister, Mary Getsinger.

Visitation will be 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, at Flanner and Buchanan – Memorial Park 9350 E. Washington St. Indianapolis. Funeral Service will be 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at the funeral center. Burial to follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

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