WEST BEND — A funeral mass for Eileen Reding, 94, of West Bend will be held 11:30 am Saturday at Sts. Peter & Paul’s Catholic Church in West Bend. Visitation will be 4-7 pm Friday at the church with a rosary at 4 pm and a prayer service at 7 pm.
Mary Eileen, daughter of Andrew and Therese (Csukker) Yoch, was born December 10, 1923 in rural West Bend, Iowa. She attended Sts. Peter & Paul’s Catholic School in West Bend through 8th grade and graduated from West Bend High School in 1941. Eileen worked at Iowa State Bank in West Bend until her marriage to Clair Reding November 14, 1946 at Sts. Peter & Paul’s Catholic Church. The couple made their home on a farm near West Bend where they spent their entire married lives. Eileen was devoted to her family and her faith. She was a member of the Catholic Ladies Aid and the Catholic Daughters of America. Eileen died August 14, 2018 at West Bend Health and Rehab in West Bend at the age of 94 years. Survivors include her children Mark (Barb) Reding, Howardstown, KY, Connie (Tony) Koeck, Waunakee, WI, Sister M. Michael Reding, Rock Island, IL and Beth (Jim) Derr, Dyersville, IA; 14 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; sisters-in-law Juanita Yoch, West Bend, IA and Patricia Shane, Alexandria, VA; brother-in-law Chuck Lutz, Marshall, MN; and several nieces and nephews.