Jerald Reutebuch

Obituary of Jerald Jay Reutebuch

Jerald Jay “Popcorn” Reutebuch, 73, of Tombstone, AZ passed away on December 30, 2020.  He was born on May 30, 1947 to the late John William and Cora Martha [Link] Reutebuch.  Popcorn loved his very large family of 12 siblings, of which he was the baby.  He also enjoyed playing cards and drinking adult beverages with his friends and business associates.  Popcorn thoroughly loved watching NASCAR, especially watching Justin Haley Racing win several races.  He also loved watching the Chicago Cubs win the World Series in his lifetime.  He frequented the local gaming industry and liked going to the casinos nationwide with his friend, Gina Williams.  Popcorn served in the US Army during the Vietnam War and earned a Purple Heart.  He worked at Whallon Machinery and ABlock Inc. He was proud to be a longtime business owner.  Popcorn was loved by many and will be missed dearly.


He is survived by:

Brent Reutebuch, Son

Bradley (Tricia) Reutebuch, Son

Broderick, Grandson

Betty DeSabatine, Sister

Sharon (Jerry) Cloud, Sister

Kay (Tom) Derheimer, Sister

Marlene (Ron) Roth, Sister

Marcia (Rich) Lehman, Sister

Many Nieces, Nephews and Cousins


Preceded in death by:

John William and Cora Martha [Link] Reutebuch, Parents

Georgette [Kotalik] Reutebuch, Wife

Bill (Babe) Reutebuch, Brother

Junior (Evelyn) Reutebuch, Brother

Richard Reutebuch, Brother

Chiz (Chester) Hanus, Sister

John (Janet) Reutebuch, Brother

Dottie (Bud) Linback, Sister

Paul DeSabatine, Brother-in-law


Graveside Services will be held at 1 PM EDT Saturday, May 22, 2021 at St. Joseph Cemetery West in Pulaski, IN with Rev. Andrew DeKeyser officiating.

Burial will take place at St. Joseph Cemetery West in Pulaski, IN.  The American Legion and VFW will conduct Military Graveside Services.


Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Online Tributes may be offered at


Local Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN. 

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Graveside Services

1:00 pm
Saturday, May 22, 2021
St. Joseph Cemetery West
Pulaski, Indiana, United States
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