Benjamin S. Reifschneider…March 12, 1924 – September 17, 2017



Funeral services for Ben Reifschneider will be held at 10am, Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Lamar, Colorado with Pastor Mike Schneider officiating.  Interment will follow in Fairmount Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 1:00-5:00pm on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 also at the funeral home.

Benjamin Samuel Reifschneider, known to most as Ben, was born on March 12, 1924 in Rocky Ford, Colorado to Jacob and Mary (Weimer) Reifschneider.  He passed away on September 17, 2017 at Lamar Estates in Lamar, Colorado at the age of 93.

Ben is survived by his wife, Frieda Reifschneider; brother, Albert (Martha Thompson) Reifschneider as well as many nieces, nephews, other family and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jacob and Mary Reifschneider; sister, Leah (Leroy) Smith; and brother, Jake (Martha) Reifschneider.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lamar Estates or Lamar Area Hospice in care of Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 950, Lamar, CO 81052.

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