Altha Reighter


PAULDING -- Altha D. Reighter, 99, died Monday, June 2, 2014, at the Country Inn Enhanced Living Center, Paulding.

She was born July 29, 1914, in Paulding, the daughter of Grover and Lovina (Long) Pollard. On June 12, 1937, she married William Earl Reighter, who preceded her in death on November 18, 2004. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Paulding.

Altha is survived by two children, Rex (Barb) Reighter, Paulding, and Sarah Ann (Winn) Rood, Fort Wayne; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two sisters, Alice Phlipot and Kathryn Shrider; and brothers, Ronald, Dean and Wayne Pollard.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 5, at First Presbyterian Church of Paulding. Burial will follow in St. Paul Cemetery, Paulding. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 4, at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding, and one hour prior to services on Thursday at the church.

Donations may be made to St. Paul Country Church Fund. Online condolences may be sent to

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