Donald C. “Bim” Reisdorff, 77, of Eaton Township, passed away Thursday, October 4, 2012, at home, following a long illness. He was born January 9, 1935 in Omaha, Nebraska. Bim treasured spending time with his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. He was a self employed farmer and had worked as a plumber. Bim was a former Sheffield-Sheffield Lake Man of The Year, where he was co-founder and Past President of The Junior Football League. He enjoyed farming, reconditioning farm equipment, and woodworking.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Alyce M. (nee Barber); four daughters, Diane M. Reisdorff of Sheffield Lake, Vickie J. Cook (Dave) of Columbia Station, Cindy M. Vegh (John) of Amherst, Kathleen A. George (Ron) of Lakewood; two sons, Dr. Earl J. (Jane) of Okemos, Michigan, Robert H. (Lori) of Avon. Additional survivors include 14 grandchildren; six great grandchildren; a sister, Margaret Demont (Jerry) of Omaha, Nebraska; a brother, Richard of Elyria. Bim was preceded in death by his parents, John and Erma (nee Mathews) Reisdorff.
Friends may call 1 until 4 P.M., Sunday, October 7, 2012, at The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria (440) 322-4626, where funeral services will be at 10 A.M., Monday, October 8, 2012. Deacon Pete Banks will officiate. Burial will be at Butternut Ridge Cemetery in Eaton Township.
Memorial contributions, in Bim’s memory, can be sent to The American Kidney Foundation, 6110 Executive Blvd. #1010, Rockville, MD 20852.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.laubenthalmercado.com