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Edward Reitstetter

August 13, 1930 –¬†April 12, 2014

Edward Reitstetter, age 83, of Bear, DE passed away on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

Edward was born in Massbach, Germany on August 13, 1930. He proudly served his country in the US Army. Edward made his career as an electrical engineer in the plastics manufacturing industry.

He was preceded in death by his second wife, Dorothy Stitzel Reitstetter. Edward is survived by his son, Raven Reitstetter and wife Sigrid; step daughters, Lynne Tiano and Ellen Stitzel; grandchildren, Benjamin and Dustin Reitstetter; step grandchildren, Paul and Brittney Tiano; former wife, Angelika Reitstetter; and friends, Walter and Cindy Parker.

Services will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Special Olympics of Delaware, 619 S. College Avenue, Newark, DE 19716 or to USO Delaware, 500 Purple Heart Way, Dover AFB, Dover, DE 19902.

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  1. Tina Bailey, April 20, 2014

    Raven and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Ed will always be remembered for his kind, caring and giving nature. My sister Cindy and her husband Walter, cared so much for Ed… he was their adopted father that they loved dearly. As you and your family will deeply miss him,. so will they…. and I will miss the warm, charming stories of Ed. I met him once, but felt like I knew him well through Cindy and Walter.
    Ed touched so many… and the memories he leaves behind will always shine bright and never dim.
    Blessings to you and your family.

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    • Arno und Christine Fels, April 22, 2014

      Ed my friend we will keep you always in our thoughts. We will miss you.

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  2. Ellen Stitzel-Becker, May 1, 2014

    Raven and family – I was deeply saddened to hear about opa’s passing. eddie was always so kind and loving to my mom (dottie reitstetter) even when she was very ill he stood by her side, he never let her down. Opa will be greatly missed he was one of a kind – atrue gentleman…
    All my love
    Ellen

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