John J. Reter
John J. Reter
  • January 3, 1965 - June 18, 2017
  • Crystal Lake, Illinois

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John J. Reter, 52, of Crystal Lake passed away June 18, 2017.
He was born January 3, 1965 in Chicago to James and Angeline (Dzik) Reter. John graduated from Crystal Lake South High School in 1983 where he was All-Conference and All-Area in football. John's love of football was a lifelong passion. John had a big heart, he loved animals with an especially soft spot for dogs. He will greatly missed.
John is survived by his parents, Jim and Angie Reter; his brothers, Daniel (Carrie) Reter and Tom (Melissa) Reter; his nieces and nephews, Max, Maddie, Mackenzie, and Sean; and his favorite canine companion, A.J.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Victoria Reter.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8pm on Thursday, June 22 at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home, 500 W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. There will be a service at 7:30pm.
Interment will be private.
Memorials may be made to Helping Paws, 2500 Harding Ln., Woodstock, IL 60098.
For information call the funeral home at 815-45-1760. Online condolences may be made at