Obituaries » Ronald E Reiling

January 3, 1937 - February 21, 2019

Funeral Service Date
February 27, 2019
Funeral Service Time
10:30 am

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Ronald Reiling, 82, of Fort Wayne passed away on Feb, 21, 2019 at home surrounded by his family . Ronald was born Jan. 3, 1937, and raised in Fort Wayne and South Bend by his mother, Louis Fryback; his stepfather, Russell “Curly” Fryback; and his father, August William Reiling. Ronald graduated from South Side High School. He was a Veteran of the US Navy Construction Battalion and an officer on the Fort Wayne Police Department for 32 years. He was an avid hunter and motorcycle rider, taking his last ride January 16th, 2019. He was known for having a smile for everyone, no matter the circumstances. He leaves behind his brothers, Randy (Kathy) Fryback and Donald (Tess) Reiling; his daughters, Stacy (Michael) Harp and Kelly (Daniel) Shepherd; and his son, Scott (Elizabeth) Reiling. Ronald was greatly loved by his 9 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Ronald was preceded in death by his loving wife of 53 years, Sandra Russell Reiling. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at Saint Charles Borromeo Church, 4916 Trier Rd. with visitation (one hour prior). Friends and family may pay their respects Tuesday February 26, 2019 from 2 pm to 4 pm and 6 pm to 8 pm (Universal Spiritual Service at 3:30 pm) at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne with a (Universal Spiritual Service at 3:30 pm). In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Heartland Hospice at To sign the online guest book, go to

Visitation Information:

Divine Mercy Funeral Home

Phone: 260-426-2044

Address: 3500 Lake Avenue Fort Wayne Indiana, 46805

Universal Spiritual Service at 3:30 pm

Visitation Date

February 26, 2019

Visitation Time

02:00 pm – 04:00 pm

06:00 pm – 08:00 pm

Additional Info

Universal Spiritual Service at 3:30 pm

Funeral Service Information:

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church

Phone: 260-482-2186

Address: 4916 Trier Rd. Fort Wayne IN, 46815

Service Date: February 26, 2019

Service Time: 2:00 pm

Service Notes: calling one hour prior at church

Funeral Service Date

February 27, 2019

Funeral Service Time

10:30 am

Additional Info

calling one hour prior at church

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