Elmer Reising died Aug. 9. He was 76.

Mr. Reising was born Nov. 26, 1935, in Carroll, Iowa. He married Glenda Tarpley in 1967. He attended Catholic school in Iowa. He served in the Army and was stationed in Germany. He worked as a mail handler for the U.S. Postal Service.

He was preceded in death by his wife Glenda and a son, Steve Tarpley. He is survived by three sons, Elmer, Springfield; Ken Tarpley, Junction City; and David Reising, Marshfield, Mo.; three brothers, Eugene, Lakewood, Calif.; Ken, Junction City and Leonard of Onawa, Iowa; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 16, at St. Alice Church in Springfield, with a reception to follow.