He was the beloved husband of Shirley Reth nee van Maaren of Lake Saint Louis, Missouri; He has three sons, Michael J. (Laura) Reth, Sean J. Reth (deceased), David C. Reth; survived by his mother, Cornelia M. Reth nee Henderson, three brothers, Joseph D. Reth, James W. Reth, Mathias T. Reth; sister, Cornelia Reth-Weber; grandchildren, Raymond, Sara, Maren, Claire and Kase Reth; He is preceded in death by his father, Joseph T. Reth, son, Sean James Reth, brother, John Reth, sister, Kathleen Stone. Michael was married to his beloved wife Shirley on August 7, 1971. Michael was a volunteer EMT for 13 years and a Scout Master. He enjoyed camping and hunting, but his true passion was wood working. He cherished his family and loved to spend time with his children and grandchildren. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.