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Gerhard Joseph “Joe” Reif

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Gerhard, 87, of Sun City West, AZ, passed away December 21, 2020 in Sun City West, AZ. Joe was born July 11, 1933 in Milwaukee, WI.
He served in The United States Marines for 3 years during the Korean Conflict.
He moved to Arizona from Minnesota in 1970 and retired from Quest Telephone Company in 1985 after working there for 30 years.
Joe started the restless minds club of Sun City West, AZ, taught defensive driving classes, he was a marathon runner and ran the Grand Canyon, he enjoyed ball room dancing and clogging and was also a Karate expert.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara; daughters: Kathleen Stille, Susan Shingledecker and Mary Salm; son, John Reif; 2 sisters; 2 brothers; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
No services are planned at this time.