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Brian D. Reis

Brian D. Reis

Brian D. Reis, age 47, of Quincy, passed away to his heavenly home with his parents by his side on Sunday, November 7, 2021, in Blessing Hospital. He was born on May 31, 1974, in Quincy, the son of David and Ann C. (Messick) Reis.

Brian was a proud 1994 graduate of St. Peter E.M.H. School where he made lifelong friends and had wonderful teachers. He was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church.

In his younger years he participated in the Special Olympics. He had attended Transitions CRC Workshop.

Brian's life was about family, friends, and fun. He was very social and often mischievous. If he liked you, he gave you a nickname, and if he really liked you, he would call you "McFly". Brian loved music and movies from the 80's.

He liked attending dances, swimming, and playing Dominos. He insisted that when playing Dominos with three people, that everyone went by one of the 3 Stooges names. His Mom, Ann was Curly and Grandma Dorothy was Larry. Brian was always Moe and Moe always won. He loved being behind the wheel of his golf carts, named Rum Rum, and later Rum Rum 2.

He loved animals, especially Rudi, the family's chihuahua, who lived to be 19 years old. The family vacations to Hilton Head and Branson were a highlight of his life.

He was very close to his Grandma Dorothy and Grandpa Wayne and Aunt Sue.

He adored his brother Chris, the boys, (his four cousins) and his aunt Helen who would play baseball with him. He had friends in both Pastor Vernon Lee Amsler and Fr. Roy Bauer, many other friends and special friends that were important to him.

Brian is survived by his parents Ann and David, a brother, Chris (Janeane) Reis of Quincy; nieces: Alexandra and Caroline Reis.
Aunts and uncles: Sue ("Gus") Gray of Durham, NC, Ann (Steve) Wheeler, Joyce (Kevin) Frericks, Pat (Ron) Doyle, and Chris (Kelly) of Arizona. Many cousins and other relatives also survive.

He was preceded by in death by his maternal grandparents, Dorothy and Wayne Messick, paternal grandparents, Evelyn and Lawrence Reis and great aunt Helen Rose Brink.

A special thank you is extended to his regular doctors, the team at Blessing Hospital Emergency Room, who were great this past Friday, and to the Blessing Hospice nurses who took such good care of him.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 13, 2021, at 9:30 a.m. in Duker and Haugh Funeral Home with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in St. Peter Catholic Church. Interment in Calvary Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Friday evening from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church. Due to Covid concerns, the family respectfully asks that everyone wear a face mask.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. Peter School Fund, St. Peter Catholic Church or Quincy Notre Dame.

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From:
Alan Obert
Quincy, IL
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Dave and Ann so very sorry for your loss. Brian had such a kind heart. You are in my thoughts.
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DENISE Rottmann
Quincy, IL
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Brian was always a great friend ❤
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Carley Janet
Mission, KS
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I am so sorry for your loss. My heart is so sad to hear the news of Brian's passing. Such a great guy. RIP my friend...
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Mark and Kim Neiswender
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Dave and Ann, so very sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family!
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Robyn Johnson
Loraine, IL
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I am so saddened to hear of Brian’s passing. Many condolences and prayers to all the family. May God grant you peace in your sorrow.
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linda
Quincy, IL
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Ann, so sorry to hear about your son, Brian. I haven't seen you in years but I'm thinking about you and Dave at this time. Linda Haggerty Willing.
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Jolene Ruths
Quincy, IL
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Ann and Dave I am so so very sorry for your loss, I am so happy and blessed to have been a part of his life, he loved to tease and ask many questions, what a great life you gave him and was so lucky to have you. Brian my buddy you will be Missed and I will miss making cookies for you💖love Jolene
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Barb and Lance
Quincy, IL
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Ann and Dave, so sorry for the loss of Brian. If you need anything please let us know.
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Alice G
Troy, IL
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My deepest condolences on the loss of Brian. He was an angel on earth, and I know he has his wings now in heaven. Thinking of you all.
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Cathy Robinson
Pt Pleasant, NJ
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Ann and Dave, I am so sorry for your loss of Brian. I know how you loved him and were devoted to him
I am sure he is in eternal life In heaven with Aunt Helen, and your Mon and Dad. I will remember him in my daily prayers and masses as I do for your Mom and Dad. Prayers for our both,Cathy
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Buddy Lahl
Grandview, MO
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So very sorry to hear of Brian’s passing. You all are in our thoughts and prayers, Buddy and Juanita
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becky syrcle
quincy, IL
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so sorry for your loss sending prayers
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Debbie Orebaugh
quincy, IL
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My heart goes out to the Reis family.
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Sam Coggeshall
Quincy, IL
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Ann and Dave. I am so very sorry. This is heart breaking. You and your family are in my prayers. I will definitely light a candle for Brian (Ralphie)
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Jordan Brink
Tenafly, NJ
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Ann and Dave, So sorry for your loss. Thinking of Brian and the fond moments we all had together in Hilton Head. Thoughts and prayers for you, Brian, and the family.
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Michael Brave
New Baden, IL
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I am so sorry for your loss. Brian was such a great guy and he will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.
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Paula and Mike Connell
Davenport, IA
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Our heartfelt condolences to all of you…..Brian was such a Special Person and you gave him the Best Life ever. Please cherish the good times and know he is in a better place. He’s probably enjoying a grand convertible ride with your mom and dad in the Ultimate Disney Parade right down the Golden Main Street and loving every minute of it!
Hugs and Prayers💕🙏🏼
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Pat Dorsey
Quincy, IL
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David and Ann you taught us all how to love with your care of Brian. Always committed to his best interests and being there for him. I am proud of you for the life you gave Brian.
Aunt Pat Dorsey
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Lonny B Lemon
San Tan Valley AZ, AZ
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Ann, David, & Chris. It is with a sad heart I read about the loss of your beloved son, Brian. I know he adored all of you, and being your son. You truly were "angels on Earth" for him his entire life. I will pray that God will give you the strength you need in the tough moments ahead and that HE will Bless you with only the wonderful memories you shared with Brian. God Bless.
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Audrey Hermsmeier
Quincy, IL
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My thoughts and prayers are with you!
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Bonnie (Bennett) Perrine
QUINCY, IL
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Anne and Dave, My sincere condolences on the loss of your son. Please know I am praying for all of you.
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Louis Quintero
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Sorry to hear of your loss. Our thought and prayers to Dave ,Ann and Chris. I will always remember Brian and his smile from the days we all lived in Wilmar. RIP Brian
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Don Benz
Quincy, IL
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Dave and Family - I am sorry for your loss - I wish you peace
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Donna Richmiller
Quincy, IL
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So so sorry
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Chris Daniels
Quincy, IL
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Deepest condolences to Ann, David, Chris and extended family. All of you gave Brian the best life🙏🏼
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Elizabeth Rischar
Quincy, IL
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My deepest condolences 💐 Brian was a beautiful soul & made the world a brighter and more mischievous place, he will be dearly missed. Loving prayers are with you.
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Melissa Brown
Quincy, IL
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I am so sorry to hear. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
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Paula & Steve Forrest
Quincy, IL
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I’m so sorry about your loss, Brian always made me smile. Praying for comfort and peace for all the family
Paula and Steve Forrest (qcc family)