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Shad Michael Reichmann

Shad Michael


Shad Michael Reichmann, age 63, of Bemdji, MN, passed away January 2nd, 2014, at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, ND surrounded by his family. Services for Shad will be held on Tuesday, January 7th, 2014, at 11a.m. at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church in Villard, Minn.; with visitation 1 hour prior to services. Interment will take place at Lake Amelia Cemetery, Villard. Arrangements are with Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home of Glenwood.

Shad Reichmann, the son of Clarence Reichmann and Martha Zavadil Reichmann was born on December 22, 1950, in Glenwood, MN. He grew up on a dairy farm near Glenwood, MN with his eight siblings. He graduated from Villard High School in 1968. He attended Morris State College and then enlisted in the army during the Vietnam era. He then served for 18 months before receiving an honorable discharge medically related to muscular dystrophy. He graduated from St. Cloud State Univ in 1977 with a Bachelors degree in Accounting and then later on received his Masters degree in Business from St. Regis in Colorado.

Shad was united in marriage to Theresa Weisgram on September 12, 1975 at St. Bartholomews Church in Villard. They made their home in Bemidji, Minn. He enjoyed watching sports, reading, playing with his grandchildren, and outdoor activities.

Shad is survived by his wife Theresa of Bemidji, children Nicole (Paul) Manecke of Brainerd, MN; Valerie (Mathew) Schwantes of Forest Lake, MN and Kristin (Jon) Bruley of East Grand Forks, MN; 8 grandchildren; brothers and sisters; Ron (Nancy) Reichmann of Villard, MN; Curt (Sharon) Reichmann of Villard, MN; Jean ( Ron) Tvrdik, of Glenwood, MN; Jane (Donnie) Nienaber of Sartell, MN; and many nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death are his parents Clarence and Martha, brothers Dr. Theodore and Jim Reichmann; sisters Judy and Janel Reichmann.

Memorials are preferred to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

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