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Jutta G. Reist

June 24, 1930 - May 20, 2020

A private committal service officiated by Dan Johnson will be held at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park – South. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan.

Age 89, went to be home with her Lord and Savior on May 20, 2020. Jutta was born in Breslau, Germany on June 24, 1930, the daughter of the late George and Maria (Depta) Meyer. On December 30, 1952, she was united in marriage to Paul Irvin Reist, who preceded her in death on October 29, 2012. Jutta was also preceded in death by her son, Ronald Irvin Reist. She is survived by her only daughter, Patricia Ingrid Duncan; sister, Ingrid Wallner; several nieces and nephews, including, Jutta Wallner Kieling and Claudia Wallner Oster and special friends, Michael and Joellen King, Paul and Camille Moxon, Nancy Burchett, Susan Steinman and their families. Jutta worked for her father’s furniture business in her early days and then went on to spend many years as a Nurse Technician at Bronson Methodist Hospital. After retiring from Bronson, she owned and operated her own janitorial business alongside her good friend, Crystal Doorman and son in-law, Mark Duncan. Jutta enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and swimming. She was a member of Calvary Bible Church and was especially proud of becoming a citizen of the United States of America.