Lynn Joseph Reiter
1949 – 2022
Lynn Joseph Reiter, 73, of Windsor, California passed away on March 22, 2022 at Sutter Hospital. He was born January 9, 1949 in Sharon, Pennsylvania. Lynn was the son of the late Joseph C. Reiter and Pauline McLaughlin-Reiter.
Lynn graduated from Sharon High School in 1966, immediately joined the Navy and had a tour of Duty In Viet Nam. After returning to home, he went to work for a television station in Youngstown, Ohio. He attended Youngstown University where he earned an Associates Degree. He met the woman of his dreams while there, got married to Mary-Jane Klein, then he completed his studies and earned an MBS at University of Toledo. He and his wife moved to California, he was employed by Varian Industry. He became involved with lighting equipment for motion pictures and laser lighting for medical equipment. He was also employed by ILC Technology where he was the Marketing Vice President.
Lynn will be greatly missed by his family and friends. He excelled at being a son, brother, and uncle. He was generous to a fault, kind, and was always available when needed. He volunteered as a Guy Friday for the town of Windsor. He was the go-to guy for booth set-ups, beer booth, he was the treasurer and sat in on many committees for the betterment of downtown Windsor, Marketing, Parking, Signage are just some of the issues he assisted with. He was also involved with an Association called SCORE it is the nations largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors. (service Corps of Retired Executives).
Lynn was a very intelligent man always looking for ways to improve himself and others. He enjoyed computer work, reading, walking, hiking. He loved nature, loved walking on the beach and in the Redwood forests. He was often found in the evenings with his friends at Mutt Lynch Winery. His visits home with family are going to be missed. He was loved so much.
In addition to his parents, Lynn was preceded in death by his sister Carolyn Jean Reiter and a nephew Lloyd Joseph Kelly. He is survived by his ex-wife Mary-Jane Reiter, Sally L. Naples (sister), 2 brothers: John. B. Reiter, Paul A. Reiter, nieces: Stephanie Mazzocco, Elizabeth Mazzocco, and nephews: Steven J. Kelly and Jakeb A. Kelly.
A service will be held at Eggen & Lance Funeral Home, 1540 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, California on April 22, 2022 from 4PM to 7PM. A service will be done by Allan Foster, a non-denominational Preacher.
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