Thomas E. “Tink” Reutebuch, 82, of Pulaski, IN passed away on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 in Lafayette, IN. Tink was born on July 2, 1938 to the late Joseph and Marie [Roth] Reutebuch in Pulaski. He graduated from Pulaski High School where he played on the famed Yellow Jacket basketball team. Tink married the love of his life, Marilyn K. Cloud, on October 26, 1963 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pulaski.
Tink, along with his father and uncle, owned and operated the Reutebuch Brothers Garage for many years. It was the oldest Sinclair service station in Indiana.
Tink was a lifelong member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed spending time with his family and traveling as well as telling stories and bad jokes. He was a true outdoorsman who loved to fish, hunt, trap, and float the river. Tink Reutebuch never met a stranger.
God was holding Tink’s hand when he passed away.
He is survived by:
Marilyn K. [Cloud] Reutebuch, Pulaski, IN Wife
Beth A. Reutebuch, Lafayette, IN Daughter
Thomas J. Reutebuch, Elyria, OH Son
James D. (Angela) Reutebuch, Auburn, IN Son
Robert D. “Bob” Reutebuch, Winamac, IN Son
April M. (Jason) Holajter, West Lafayette, IN Daughter
Jennifer (Devin) Winters, Granddaughter
Marissa Reutebuch, Granddaughter
John Reutebuch, Grandson
Amanda Reutebuch, Granddaughter
Jessica Reutebuch, Granddaughter
Jared Reutebuch, Grandson
Lillian Holajter, Granddaughter
Jackson Holajter, Grandson
Sawyer Holajter, Grandson
Ryker Winters, Great Grandson
Miley Dahn, Great Granddaughter
Kenneth (Mary) Reutebuch, Altoona, FL Brother
Margaret Ann (John) Woodward, Lafayette, IN Sister
Several Nieces and Nephews
Preceded in death by:
Joseph and Marie [Roth] Reutebuch, Parents
Ronald John Reutebuch, Son
Vance Michael Reutebuch, Infant Grandson
Marcella Silver, Sister
William Joseph “Joey” Reutebuch, Brother
A Private Funeral Mass will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pulaski, IN with Rev. Andrew DeKeyser officiating.
Private Burial will take place at St. Joseph Cemetery West in Pulaski, IN.
Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church in the form of Mass Intentions.
Online Tributes may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.