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Reid Magler 04/16/2022

Reid Alan Magler, age 52, died unexpectedly on Saturday, April 16, 2022 at his home in Star Prairie, WI. Reid was born January 8, 1970 to Warren and Joan (Hoepner) Magler in Cumberland, WI. Reid was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Turtle Lake, WI. He graduated from Clayton High School and then attended WITC-Rice Lake for auto mechanics. Reid was employed by Cox Motors/Johnson Motors in New Richmond as an automotive technician for 28 years. He also worked part-time for Kirks Collision as a tow truck driver. Most recently he was working at Auto Value Auto Parts in New Richmond. Reid’s pride and joy were his children. He supported them through dance lessons, recitals, and spent many hours supporting all four of his children as they played hockey. Reid enjoyed riding and racing dirt bikes and 3-wheelers both on the dirt and on the ice.
Reid is survived by his children, Keith, Catherine, Amanda, and Angela Magler; parents, Warren and Joan Magler; sister, Renee Magler; the children’s mother, Karen Magler; father-in-law, Gale Tappe; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. He is preceded in death by son, Mark; grandparents, Roy and Frieda Magler and Arnold and Helen Hoepner; and mother-in-law, Cathy Tappe.
A Funeral Service was held on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 3:00PM at Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services (728 S Knowles Ave) in New Richmond with a visitation following the service from 4-7PM. Interment will be in Mount Hope Cemetery in Turtle Lake at a later date. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services.

9 Comments

  • Carol Feidt Posted April 18, 2022 5:29 pm

    To Warren and Joan Magler,
    So sorry to hear of your loss of your son, keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.
    Carol Feidt Almena,Wi

  • Gene Mireau Posted April 18, 2022 6:15 pm

    We are so sorry to hear about Reid. MAGLER family have our deepest sympathy. He was a very caring person. R.I.P.

  • Richard and Bonnie Timm Posted April 18, 2022 8:19 pm

    Sorry to hear of the loss of your son,

  • Debra (Palmberg) Jozwiak Posted April 18, 2022 8:31 pm

    So sorry to hear about Reid. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  • Carol Young Posted April 19, 2022 12:19 am

    So very sorry to hear about Reid’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with all of his family and friends.

  • Lynn Fredrick Posted April 19, 2022 5:31 pm

    So very sorry to hear of your loss of Reid. I remember him from Bible School at Zion Lutheran. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless.

  • Blake Donna Posted April 20, 2022 12:05 pm

    Absolutely heartbreaking. Prayers for peace and comfort during this extremely difficult time.

  • Sarah Balke (Nagel) Posted April 20, 2022 12:10 pm

    To Warren, Joan, and Renee – I’m so sad to read of Reid’s passing. Blessings to you all, and to his kids.

  • John and Freida Hornick Posted April 21, 2022 11:39 pm

    So sorry to hear about Reid’s passing.

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