Elmer Reisenbichler

Friday, January 2, 2004

POCAHONTAS, Mo. -- Elmer R. Reisenbichler, 88, of Pocahontas died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girar-deau.

He was born May 6, 1915, in Pocahontas, the son of Rudolf and Lena Tanz Reisenbichler. He married Lillian Wachter on May 23, 1943. She survives.

He was a farmer, a lifelong member of Zion Lutheran Church in Pocahontas and held various church offices. He was active in 4-H Jr. Leaders for more than 40 years and was a former committee member of the Cape Girardeau County ASCS Office.

He also is survived by a daughter, Darlene Bannister of Kerrville, Texas; a son, Don Reisenbichler of Jackson; a brother, Melvin Reisenbichler of Three Oaks, Mich.; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and a sister.

Visitation will be after 9 a.m. today at Zion Lutheran Church in Pocahontas.

Services will be at 10 a.m. today at the church with the Rev. Robert Mann officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.