William Reiher
William Reiher

Graveside Service

11:00 am
Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery
34888 Grantham College Rd
Slidell, Louisiana, United States

Obituary of William Oren Reiher

William Oren Reiher, of Carriere, Mississippi, passed away on May 25, 2022 at the age of 85.   He was a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, born on May 21, 1937 to the late Clarence Oren Reiher and Rebecca J. Grossi.  William leaves behind, to cherish his memory, his wife of 62 years, Zelma Yvonne Brewer Reiher; a daughter, Vickie J. Reiher; and one brother, Robert Reiher.  He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Rebecca Inez Reiher; stepfather, Joseph Grossi Sr.; stepmother, Ruth Reiher; and three siblings, Oren Reiher, Joseph Grossi Jr., and Gloria Jean Grossi Carpenter.

William proudly served in the United States Air Force. He graduated from the Police Academy in 1968 and dedicated 23 years to bravely serving with the New Orleans Police Department before retirement.  William was a member of the Louisiana Fraternal Order of Police and the Elks Lodge.  He enjoyed traveling in his motorhome and spending time with his beloved family. William will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. 

William will be laid to rest at a graveside service with Military Honors in the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to St. Jude Children’s Hospital are appreciated. Memories and condolences may be expressed at www.AudubonFuneralHome.com

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