Edward Peter Reich, 83, Bismarck, passed away Oct. 1, 2017, at Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center, Bismarck. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at Faith Lutheran Church, 1402 E. Ave. C, Bismarck, with the Rev. Sylvia Bull officiating. He will be laid to rest at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Family will be receiving guests one hour prior to the service at the church.
Edward was born Aug. 18, 1934, to Adam and Katherine (Weber) Reich on a Farm near Wishek. He met his wife JoAnn in Ashley, and they were married on Dec. 18, 1960. They raised their children in Goodrich, where Edward was employed as a grain elevator manager and was active in the Lions Club and the Goodrich Volunteer Fire Department. They moved to Bismarck in 1996 where Edward worked maintenance for Twin City Estates and Sunset Memorial Gardens until his retirement.
Surviving Edward are his children, Paul (Linda) Reich, Bismarck, Sheila Reich, Bismarck, Malette (Carl) Young, Bismarck, and Rick (Kathy) Reich, Hazen; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, JoAnn; and a grandson, Brandon Reich. (Bismarck Funeral Home & Crematory)