Jeffrey M. Reilley, 47, of Maple Lake, died suddenly Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at Buffalo Hospital.
The funeral will take place at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 27, 2022 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Maple Lake with the Reverend Culynn Curtis officiating. Interment will follow at Maple Lake Community Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays at the church with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Tours will continue one hour before the church service. The service will be streamed live on the Dingmann Funeral Care website.
Jeffrey Michael Reilley was born August 19, 1974 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Kevin and Catherine (Farrier) Reilley. Jeff was baptized at St. Stephens in Anoka and attended school in Anoka until sixth grade. His family later moved to Maple Lake, where he was confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Buffalo. Jeff completed his education at Maple Lake and graduated in 1992. Since 1993, Jeff has worked for Maple Lake Lumber Co. On May 6, 1995, Jeff was married to Melissa “Missy” Neu at St. Timothy at Maple Lake. . They made their home and raised their three sons in Maple Lake. Jeff was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, as well as the Maple Lake Youth Baseball Association, where he served as a board member and coach. Jeff loved being outdoors fishing, hunting, coaching his sons’ baseball teams, watching baseball, or just hanging out at the cottage on Rush Lake. Jeff’s love for hunting and fishing was passed on to John, Ben and Dan. The boys were his pride and joy. He was so proud of everything they did, whether it was education, sports, hunting, fishing, or whatever else they engaged in.
Jeff is survived by his wife of 27 years, Missy of Maple Lake; sons, John, Ben and Dan, all of Maple Lake; mother, Kay of Maple Lake; sisters, Jennifer (Rick) Walsh of Monticello and Janelle Reilley of Maple Lake; grandparents, Phyllis Reilley of Coon Rapids and John “Jack” Farrier of Anoka; brothers-in-law, Tim (Nikki) of Brooklyn Park, Joe (Norma) of Monticello, Tom (Pam) of Maple Lake, Jeff (Irene) of Royalton and Jason of Montrose; and nieces, nephews, other family members and dear friends. He was predeceased by his father, Kevin; grandparents, Allen Reilley and Mary Farrier; and stepfather and stepmother, Merlin and Janice Neu.
Mike Muller, Jr., Gerry Giebenhain, Randy Galles, Tim Henline, Mike Maas and Dave Leintz will serve as pallbearers. Wendy Clark will provide music for the service. Arrangements entrusted to Dingmann Funeral Care Burial and Cremation Services of Maple Lake.
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