Roger H. Reital, Sr. 80, St. Joseph, MO

Published 06/18 2014 10:47AM

Updated 06/18 2014 10:48AM

Roger H. Reital, Sr. 80, St. Joseph, Missouri died Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at his home.

He was born March 28, 1934 to John and Virgie (Huston) Reital, Jr., in Industrial City, Missouri.

He married Wilma Lee Johnson on August 18, 1951 in St. Joseph, Missouri. She preceded him in death on February 5, 2003.

Roger was an avid hunter, enjoyed traveling with family, collecting coins and was a firm believer in integrity and honesty. He was also a member of Francis Street First United Methodist Church and Local Union Steelworkers #5783.

Mr. Reital was also preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Sandra Ralston; grandson, Adam Craig Reital; sisters, Bernice Schubert and Rosezella Standish; and a brother, Robert Reital.

Survivors: sons, Roger H. Reital, Jr. (Marcie), St. Joseph, Missouri and Danny R. Reital (Waneta), St. Joseph, Missouri; grandchildren, Mike Ralston, Danielle Reital, Brian Ralston, Ginger Majewski, AJ Majewski (Tishlyn) and Kristan Reital; numerous great-grandchildren; sister, Sharon Allday; brother, Everett V. Jonas (Joyce); several nieces and nephews; and an American Eskimo dog named, Anna.

Services:  3:00 P.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.  Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to American Cancer Society. Online guest book and obituary at

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