Eric Scott Reschke, 60, of Geneseo, passed away on Thursday, February 6, 2020, at UnityPoint Health – Trinity,Rock Island Campus. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 15, 2020, at Vandemore Funeral Homes & Crematory - Geneseo Chapel. Chaplain Karyn Roberts will officiate. A private inurnment will occur at a later date, at Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10 – 11 a.m. on Saturday, at the funeral home. Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorials may be directed to the Eric S. Reschke Memorial Fund.
Eric was born on December 15, 1959, the son of Herman C. and Diane E. (Wiltamuth) Reschke. He graduated from Geneseo High School. He later attended the American Institute of Commerce. He was part owner and president of the Geneseo Dairy Queen, which has been the family business for 65 years. He enjoyed fishing, and especially loved spending time with his nieces.
Those left to cherish his memory include his mother, Diane Reschke, Geneseo; sisters, Darla Baksh, Denver, CO, and Kirstin (David) Burbridge, Hillsdale, IL; and nieces, Rylee and Avery.
He was preceded in death by his father Herman Reschke in 2015, and his grandparents.