Richard Reuter

June 24, 1940
December 3, 2021

Richard R. Reuter, 81, Green Bay, passed away on Friday, December 3, 2021.  He was born on June 24, 1940, in Green Bay to the late Robert and Mildred (Vandermuss) Reuter.  He graduated from East High School with the class of 1959.  On August 13, 1960, he married Susan Vincent at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Green Bay.  She preceded him in death on June 20, 2011.  Dick worked as a master plumber for Cartier Plumbing and Heating and later Tweet Garot Mechanical for 40 years retiring in 2003.  He was a proud member of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Union Local 400.  Dick enjoyed a good homemade chocolate chip cookie, a bowl of ice cream or a Snickers bar.  He was passionate about tending to his garden and caring for his lawn.  Dick was a member of the Wolf River Game Club in Shiocton for many years, where he enjoyed hunting and four-wheeling. He loved spending time with his family, especially the grandchildren, where looked forward to attending their school events and activities.  Dick liked to go to local stockcar races, which is where he met his special friend, Bonnie.  He was a very generous person, would help anyone who was in need.

He is survived by his children, Scott Reuter, Green Bay; Jeri (Joseph) LeBeau, Green Bay; and Brett (LaDawn) Reuter, Green Bay; grandchildren, Cameron, Jax and Nicholas; special friend, Bonnie Dittmer; sister-in-law, Della DeCleene; and many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents and spouse, he was preceded in death by his sisters and brothers-in-law, Betty (Al) Leurquin; Gloria (Don) Miller; and Darlene (Earl) Steeno; and brother, Robert “Bobby” Reuter, Jr.

Friends may call at the Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service.  Funeral service 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with Pastor David Hatch officiating.  Entombment will take place in the Allouez Chapel Mausoleum.  Online condolences may be expressed at

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Green Bay Oncology, St. Mary’s Hospital and Unity Hospice for their care and compassion.