In loving memory of

Catherine M. Reuschel
March 19, 1929 - January 11, 2021

Catherine M. Reuschel , age 91, of Quincy, died on Monday, January 11, 2021 at 4:34 a.m. in Bradford Villa.

Catherine was born March 19, 1929 in Quincy, Illinois, the daughter of William H. and Mamie A. Taylor Holtman. She married Benjamin T. Reuschel on October 19, 1947 in Golden, Illinois.

Catherine lived in the Payson area for many years, then moved to the Moorman Research Farm, and later to Quincy in 1985. Catherine was living at Bradford Villa for the past four years with her husband. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and later at St. James Lutheran Church. Catherine loved taking care of her family and raising her children. She enjoyed spending time with her neighbors and friends. She was very social and loved playing cards.

Catherine is survived by her husband, Benjamin Reuschel; her son, Mark D. (Christine) Reuschel of Fowler, IL; two daughters, Rebecca S. (Kent) Muder of Twin Falls, ID; and Kristin B. (William) Humphrey of Quincy; five grandchildren, Michael (Kindall) Reuschel, Ben (Kyley) Reuschel, Jennifer (Josh) Wiechert, Eric (Amanda) Muder, and Erin Humphrey; and 8 great grandchildren, with one more on the way.

Catherine was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Carl R. and Billy T. Holtman.

Services: Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at St. James Lutheran Church with Rev. Marlin Rempfer officiating. If you plan on attending the service, please bring a mask.

Burial: Greenmount Cemetery, Quincy, Illinois

Visitation: Thursday, January 14, 20221 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at St. James Lutheran Church

Memorials: Bradford Villa or St. James Lutheran Church. Memorial Donations may be made online at

Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.


Bill & Marilyn Humphrey wrote on Jan 15, 2021:

"Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Ben, and all of your family. Bill & I are so sorry for your loss."

David Tieman wrote on Jan 15, 2021:

"Ben and family With sympathy and prayers for you at this time of sorrow. May God be with you now and the days ahead. Wilma Tieman"

Dave and Sue Tieman wrote on Jan 14, 2021:

"We were sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom. We give our prayers to you and your family. Dave and Sue Tieman "

Wayne and Carolyn Pond wrote on Jan 12, 2021:

"We have such fond memories of Kathy, at Zion Church in Liberty. Our sympathy to Kathy's beloved Ben and her precious family."