Joseph Otto Reiter, 85, passed away at his home January 15, 2002.
He was born to Jacob and Therese Demke Reiter Oct. 1, 1916 in his home in Salt Lake City, Utah. Joseph married June Elizabeth Hardman on April 4, 1936 in Salt Lake City and their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple in May of 1945.
Joseph attended South High School. He worked at the Kennecott Smelter for 40 years as a brick mason. He was an avid golfer and appreciated the girls dragging him around the golf course and letting him play with them..... (golf, that is).
He is survived by two sons, Jeep and Elaine and Jim and Nancy, daughter-in-law, Judy, three brothers, Frank, Otto and Tony, seven grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Joseph was preceded in death by his wife June E. Hardman Reiter, son, Joe "Jay", and two sisters, Ruth and Eva.
Graveside services will be held Friday, Jan. 18, 2002 at 2 p.m. at the Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery/Mortuary, 1950 East 10600 South, where friends and family may call Friday one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in his memory to the Humane Society of Utah, 4242 South 300 West, Murray, UT. 84107.