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Dan, this is Mary Lipscomb (Mathison) from Plymouth. I was so sorry to hear about your dad. He was always such a kind and loving man. You reminded me of him. Im sorry i didnt know sooner and therefore did not get to give you my condolences in person to you and your family.
Your dad is out biking the world now and sharing his kindness to others.


Posted by: Mary Mathison - Indianapolis, IN   Sep 10, 2019

Steve was full of joy and humor! We loved having him come to the Y for adaptive swim lessons & Trail Buddies. We are all very blessed to have known Steve! Donna is a gem & my prayers are with her and the family.


Posted by: Rebekah Coffey - Fort Wayne, IN   Aug 27, 2019

Steve was a wonderfully funny and tolerant neighbor when I was growing up. So much so, he promised to marry me (when I was four) despite our fourteen year age difference. I had the privilege of working with him professionally on occasion when we shared students who had mental health challenges. He never ceased to be supportive and creative as we worked together to help students achieve success after they had been hospitalized. My love and prayers are with all of the Reithmillers. Steve was such a bright light in so many ways. God's peace,
Janet


Posted by: Janet Jordan Altmeyer - Fort Wayne, IN - Friend   Aug 26, 2019

Thinking of you Julie and Andrew.


Posted by: Scott Morrow - Fennville, MI   Aug 23, 2019

I had the privilege to work with Steve in Southwest Allen Co Schools. He and his wife were also neighbors of ours in Oak Borough. Always a wave or a smile when I saw him out and about. Prayers for the family.


Posted by: Beverly Wassouf - Fort Wayne, IN   Aug 22, 2019

Many of my best childhood memories from 1952-1964 were with my friend Steve Riethmiller. And from what I have read here, he became a great teacher, husband, father, and friend to many others. I feel very fortunate to have known him for that brief period.


Posted by: Gary Pressler - Merrimack, NH   Aug 21, 2019

Dear Donna,Danny and Julie, Please know we share in the loss of Steve our dear neighbor,friend,colleague and all around great guy.Like others there are so many wonderful Steve stories to carry you through.Our prayers are with you in the days and weeks ahead.He will always be fondly remembered.


Posted by: Jim and Martha Leinker - Charlotte, NC   Aug 19, 2019

SO enjoyed working with Steve. We sat on many committees together and he was always able to lighten the mood with his wonderful sense of humor. May your memories bring you comfort in the days and weeks ahead.


Posted by: Jan Sarratore - Brigantine, NJ   Aug 19, 2019

God Bless you Stewie and Donna. Some of my most memorable moments during high school were that of Stewie and I hanging out together. And he was a very lucky pal who hooked up with his most wonderful wife.


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Posted by: Jackie Curtin - Fort Wayne, IN   Aug 19, 2019