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OBITUARY: Jack Richard Christel

Jack Richard Christel, 7 months, beloved son and brother, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. 

Jack was born on December 5, 2019, son of Richard and Amber (Reidy) Christel, III.  Although his time here was short, he was fiercely loved by all around him.  Jack laughed and smiled throughout his seven months, bringing joy and happiness every day to his family. He is survived by his parents, Richard and Amber Christel of Brillion; his sisters, Olivia and Ava Christel; paternal grandparents: Richard (special friend Sandra Horswill) Christel and Peggy (special friend Scott Wolter) Christel; maternal grandparents: Gary and Dori Reidy; aunts and uncles: Joe Christel, Amanda (Chris) Barth, Jason (fiancée Heather Borseth) Reidy, and Casey Reidy; cousins: Easton, Ashton Lucas, Abby (Ben), Bryce, Bryant, Gabby, Cheyenne, Madison, and Dakota; great-grandmothers: Darlene Christel and Lorraine Van Gompel. Funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, August 3, 2020 at St. Mary’s Historical building in Reedsville.  Officiating will be Deacon Steve Letourneaux.  Burial will be at Brillion Community Cemetery. Friends may call at the Wieting Funeral Home, 15 7th Street, Reedsville, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Sunday, August 2, 2020. Visitation will continue at the St. Mary’s Historical building from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 3, 2020. Online condolences may be made at A special thank you to the paramedics and first responders, doctors and staff at Calumet Medical Center, the Calumet County Sheriff Department, and Brillion Police Department for their care and compassion.  We love you so much little man.  You will always be the light in our life we will treasure forever.

The Wieting Funeral Homes of Brillion & Reedsville is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.


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