In Memory of




Obituary for Leonard George Reu

Reu, Leonard George. Peacefully with family by his side at Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe on Wednesday April 26, 2023. Leonard Reu of Jarvis (the village where he was born and raised), in his 94th year. Leonard was predeceased by his wife Donelda (nee Peart, deceased 2014) being married for 61 years in 2014. Beloved father of Allan of Simcoe, Bruce (the late Brenda-2011) of Jarvis, Glen and Linda of Hagersville, and Anna Reu (the late Robin Jilderda-2021). Loving grandfather of Jennifer, Melissa, Brian, Jason, Charles, Rebecca, Dean, Carl and Philip and great grandfather of Ryan, Ryder, Blake, Ryker, Jacob, Rowan, Theodore, Spencer, Raina and Elliott. Brother and brother-in-law of Betty and the late Elson Reu (2020), Freda and Jack Hodgson of Troy Michigan. Leonard was a carpenter and a fine artistic woodworker all his life, a former member of the Jarvis Volunteer Fire Department and also was involved with the Walpole Antique Farm Machinery Association. A family funeral Service was held at Cooper Funeral Home followed by interment at Wesley United Church Cemetery in Jarvis. Donations to the charity of your choice in memory of Leonard would be appreciated by the family. Friends are invited to send condolences to the family at