Redlin Funeral Home

Walter Reusch , Age 100


November 29, 1920 --March 17, 2021

Walter Reusch, age 100 of Baraboo passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at the VA Hospital in Madison. Walter, son of Frank and Ida (Eschenback) Reusch was born Nov. 29, 1920 in Merrimac. He was a graduate of Sauk Prairie High School. Walter proudly served his country in the US Army from Dec. 10, 1942 until his honorable discharge on Nov. 22, 1944. He was united in marriage to Marjorie Marie Thurow; she preceded him in death on Oct. 3, 1961. Walter was a lifelong farmer in the Merrimac area. On Aug. 14, 1964 he was united in marriage to Delores Ruth Owens; she preceded him in death on Oct. 26, 2004. Walter loved the outdoors, especially traveling and hunting.

He is survived by his children, Glen Reusch, Vicki Busser, Gloria Voight and Janet Herbert; 9 grandchildren as well as other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wives, Marjorie and Delores; children, Karen Johnson and Gail Fecht and his grandson, Carl Fecht, Jr.

Private family services will be held at Redlin Funeral Home. Burial with military honors will take place at Oak Hill Cemetery in Merrimac.