Donald Eugene Reif Sr., 83, Hoisington, died Saturday, April 28, 2018, at Cherry Village Nursing Home, Great Bend.

He was born Feb. 2, 1935, in Hoisington to Joseph C. and Emma G. (Courange) Reif. He was a 1953 graduate of Hoisington High School.

He married Lorene Marie Lang on Aug. 27, 1956, in Beaver. She preceded him in death March 16, 2018. He was a lifetime resident of Hoisington, he was a farmer, stockman, businessman and salesman. He was a U.S. Army Reserve.

He was a member of the St. John Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and American Legion in Hoisington.

Survivors include a son, Donald E. Reif Jr., Hoisington; two daughters, Sheila Metzger, Hutchinson and Diane Reif, Great Bend; a sister, Yvonne Lang and husband, Melvin, Perry; and a grandson, Hunter Metzger, Hutchinson.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Alvin, Raymond and Joseph; four sisters Dorothy Hommon, Frances McDonald, Virginia Reif and Lucille Reif; and a niece, Karol Rae Hommon, Miss Alaska of 1964.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Hoisington; burial in St John Church Cemetery, Hoisington.

Visitation will be until 8 p.m. Tuesday at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, Hoisington.

A Knights of Columbus rosary/vigil will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to St John Catholic Church, Rosewood Services or Kans for Kids, in care of the funeral home.