M. Reisch, former Ponca City resident, died early this morning, May 5,
1997, at Hillcrest Medical Center, Tulsa. She was 93. Arrangements are
pending with Grace Memorial Chapel, Ponca City.
The Pages Of The Ponca City News, Tuesday, May 6, 1997
M. Reisch, former Ponca City resident, died Monday morning, May 5, 1997
at Hillcrest Medical Center, Tulsa. She was 93.
funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Grace Memorial Chapel with
the Rev. Roland Briggs, Immanuel Baptist Church, Blackwell. Burial will
be in Resthaven Memorial Park Cemetery, Ponca City.
M. (Berner) Reisch was born June 20, 1903, in St. Joseph, Mo., the daughter
of O.O. and Elizabeth (Owens) Berner. She attended schools in Augusta,
was married to Samuel Sidman in 1920 in Kansas. She later married Floyd
I. Reisch on Sept. 30, 1929 in Towanda, Kan. Mrs. Reisch was a homemaker.
She was a member of the Southside Baptist Church of Ponca City and later
the Immanuel Baptist Church, Blackwell. She enjoy working in the church
include five daughters Bettie (Sidman) Weber of Greeley, Colo, Ruth (Sidman)
Logan of Billings, Mont.; Elizabeth (Sidman) Vandaveer of Nowata, Hallie
(Reisch) Kennedy-Pead of Fredricksburg, Md., and Bonnie (Reisch) Laney
of Toluca, Ill; one brother, Leon Berner of Augusta, Kan; one sister,
Alma Tomlin of Garfield, Ark.; and numerous grandchildren; She was preceded
in death by her husband, Floyd Reisch; one son, John Owen Reisch; her
parents; and four brothers and sisters.
bearers will be grandsons, Ivan Riggle, Marvin Vandaveer, Jake Vandaveer
Jr., Tracy Fitzgerald, Kevin Baxter and Ronnie Laney; honorary bearers
will be Jerry Brown Jr., Jake Brown, and Johney Vandaveer.
Published: The Ponca City News, Monday, May 5, 1997