J. Reid Von Tersch

J. Reid Von Tersch

February 6, 1931 – May 17, 2019

Preceded in death by daughter, Renae C. Von Tersch.  Survived by wife, Claire “Peanuts” Von Tersch; daughters, Michele and Heidi; brother, William “Bill” Von Tersch (Barb); sisters, Marlene McArdle and Rosalie Allison (Ron).

The Family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 21st, from 5pm to 7pm at the West Center Chapel, followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm.  MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL:  Wednesday, May 22nd at 10am at Christ the King Catholic Church, 654 S. 86th St.  Interment:  Resurrection Cemetery with military honors by Ralston American Legion Post 373.  Memorials are suggested to the Renae C. Von Tersch Arts Scholarship Fund C/O Mercy High School; or to Masses.



  • Gene martin Family Posted May 19, 2019 8:09 pm

    Deepest sympathy to you and your family! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  • Duane and a Beth Kind Posted May 20, 2019 7:05 am

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • Jane Stein Posted May 20, 2019 8:42 am

    Claire, I am so sorry to hear this news. I will tell my mom and hopefully she can come to the wake. I will keep you in my prayers!

  • Mary Duffy Posted May 20, 2019 11:16 am

    Claire and family, I was so sorry to hear about Reid. My thoughts are prayers are with you and the family.
    May he rest in peace.

  • Robyn Kleidosty Posted May 20, 2019 2:04 pm

    My heart! We will truly miss our wonderful neighbor! Blessings for a peaceful eternity in heaven!

  • Colleen Cruise Posted May 20, 2019 7:58 pm

    Blessed are they who mourn for they will be comforted. Praying for Reid and all of you in this time of loss. Nocturnal Adoration Society member.

  • Leslie Beckman Posted May 20, 2019 10:05 pm

    My love and prayers to you Claire, Heidi, Michele & family. Reid was a fantastic man who’s smiles and energy were always abound. I love that he could usually be found outside mowing, chopping wood or up on the roof, working hard and having fun. He will be dearly missed. May he rest in peace.

  • Gary,Debbie,Adam & Al Hein Posted May 21, 2019 7:10 am

    Our love, thoughts and prayers are with you and family.

  • Paula Rasmuss Posted May 21, 2019 10:54 am

    Blessings and comfort to you,Claire, and your family.

  • Walter LeFebvre my m Posted May 21, 2019 9:45 pm

    My deepest sympathies

  • jonna chiapete Posted May 23, 2019 7:46 am

    My condolences to you and the girls Peanuts. Reid was a wonderful guy.

  • The Lohr Family Posted May 23, 2019 10:29 am

    We extend our deepest sympathy and send our prayers and love to you, Claire, and the family.

  • Rosemary Lohr Posted May 23, 2019 10:39 am

    You and your family are in our thought and prayers.

  • JP Rose Posted September 28, 2019 9:52 pm

    Please accept my sincere condolences Claire, Heidi and Michele. I will always remember Reid’s heart and generosity

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