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Cornelius W. Reuter

Posted on Feb. 12, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

March 7, 1913 - Feb. 7, 2013

MILFORD — Cornelius W. Reuter, 99, of Milford, went to be with the Lord Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at Lakeland Healthcare and Rehabilitation.

He was born March 7, 1913, in Milford to Michael and Elma (Berkey) Reuter. He married Lois E. Reuter on Easter Sunday, March 28, 1937. She preceded him in death on July 9, 2003.

He was a member of Bethany Church of the Brethren in New Paris and attended Sebring Church of the Brethren in Florida. He enjoyed music, playing the violin, was a member of the Melloaires Music Group and enjoyed spending time at his winter home in Sebring, Fla.

He is survived by a son, Herbert L. (Pat) Reuter of Milford; three daughters, Roberta J. McDonald and Dorothy L. Kistler, both of New Paris, and Joann E. (Robin) Boyer of Syracuse; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Also surviving are a brother, Vernon Reuter; and a sister, Wreatha Ammerman.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Myrtle Crouch.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the services at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Bethany Church of the Brethren in New Paris. Burial will follow in Milford Cemetery.