Steve Reichert of Westerville, Ohio passed away peacefully on May 27, 2022, at the age of 66. Preceded by parents Stanley and Mildred Reichert. He is survived by his wife of 44 years Tracie and two sons. Stephen (Lauren) and Cory (Stephanie), sisters Mary (Ernie) Hill, Cecelia (Doug) Behrens, and Monica (Jeff) Lee, and many nieces and nephews.
Steve retired from the Ohio State University after 30 years in 2004. His true passion was being a firefighter where he proudly served for 47 years. He started at the age of 19 for Clinton Township and served other communities including Mifflin Township, Ohio State University, and from 1993 until now Pleasant Valley Fire District in Plain City.
“Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage, be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.” – Joshua 1:9