Harold Reitz age 63 of Portland passed away Saturday at IU Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie. He was born in Portland November 2, 1955 the son of Paul and Mildred (King) Reitz. He was married June 22, 2003 to Phyllis Crouch and she passed away on November 19, 2011. He had worked as a tow motor operator at Teledyne Portland Forge. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and 1974 Portland High School graduate.
Surviving are two sons Eric Reitz of Albany and Matt Reitz of Albany, one daughter Amy Reitz of Portland, Two brothers Alan Reitz (wife Nancy) of Portland and Mark Reitz (wife Brenda) of Greenville, Three sisters Evelyn Zearbaugh (husband Jerry) of Portland, Rosie Schumann (husband Denny) of New Haven and Diane Villhard (husband Vic) of Colorado Springs, Two grandchildren Nicolas and Janice. He was preceded in death by a brother John and his companions Missy and Molly.
Funeral services will be Friday at 10:00 AM in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home with Pastor Larry Eads presiding. Burial will follow in the Green Park Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 4:00 – 7:00 PM. Memorials can be made to St. Judes Children's Hospital or Riley Children's Hospital.