October 15, 1940 - September 4, 2021
Brenda L. Reikard, 80, of Delmar, passed away on Saturday, September 4, 2021, at Peak Healthcare at The Pines in Easton. She was born on October 15, 1940, in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late Ruth Hamilton Krous and George Peirce. Brenda worked at many different places throughout the years, among them were Sears, Columbia Vending, P&A Engineering, Triglia Transportation, and Manlove Auto Parts. She was a member of the Delmar Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary for many years. She enjoyed playing bingo, crocheting and reading. Most importantly, she loved her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed spending time with them and could always be found at their sporting events when they were growing up. She is survived by her daughters, LuAnn Hampshire (Doug) and Jody Reikard (Rob Johnson) all of Salisbury; grandchildren, Cathy Hampshire (Matt), Douglas Hampshire, Jr, Nicholas Hampshire (Samantha), and Makenzie Johnson; great grandchildren, Mallory Brimer, Mason Layne, Mitchel Layne, Kaedyn Hampshire, and Bailee Hampshire; great-great grandchildren, Raelynn Alton and Ryder Alton; a brother, Ronnie Krous (Jill); sister, Connie Myers; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer L. “Rick” Reikard; an infant son, Jeffrey Reikard; brother, Ricky Krous; and a brother-in-law, Jim Myers. A visitation for family and friends will be held on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 from 6 to 8:00 pm and on Thursday, September 9, 2021 from 10-11:00 am at Short Funeral Home in Delmar. A memorial service will begin at 11:00 am on Thursday. Pastor Gary Tulak will officiate. In memory of Mrs. Reikard, contributions may be sent to the Delmar Fire Department, P.O. Box 143, Delmar, DE 19940. Arrangements are in the care of Short Funeral Home in Delmar. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.shortfh.com.
Brenda L. Reikard, 80, of Delmar, passed away on Saturday, September 4, 2021, at Peak Healthcare at The Pines in Easton. She was born on October 15, 1940, in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late Ruth Hamilton Krous and George Peirce. Brenda... View Obituary & Service Information
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