Lois Bode Reiten ~ Class of 1948
May 27, 1930 - June 16, 2003
Lois died unexpectedly on Monday, June 16, 2003 at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA.
She was born May 27, 1930 in Salida, CO to Cleta and Eduard Bode. In 1947 she moved from Salida to Richland. She attended Columbia High School (now Richland High School) and graduated in 1948. Lois was married February 4, 1949 to Dr. Rolland Reiten. They were married for 45 years. She assisted him with his dental practice for many years. Lois enjoyed reading, traveling, gardening and tending to her African Violets. She was an active member with the Richland Garden Club and Benton – Franklin Women's Dental Auxiliary.
Lois is preceded in death by her parents Eduard and Cleta Bode, her sister Kathy Bode Tambling ('51) and her husband Dr. Rolland Reiten. She is survived by her sons Greg and Jeff, daughter-in-law De'Anna; grandchildren Ketra and husband Scott Curtis, Ron and wife Amber Reiten, and great-grandsons Jordan, Tristan, Donovan, Kaden, and Landon.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 21, 2003, at Einan’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Arthritis Center of Tri-Cities 516 W. Margaret No. 6, Pasco, WA 99301, Tri-Cities Chaplaincy Hospice, 2108 W. Entiat Ave., Kennewick, WA 99336, or to the charity of your choice.