James E. Reich, age 61 of Rhinelander, died Sunday, January 3, 2016 at his residence. He was born March 3, 1954, in Rhinelander to Dr. John E. and Louise Post Reich. Jim graduated from Rhinelander High School, Lawrence University in Appleton, and Roosevelt University in Chicago. Jim is survived by his brother Richard (Cindy) Reich of Edmond, OK, his sister Margaret Reich of Bloomingdale, IL, his nephew, JT Reich, and several cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents. Private services have been held. The family wishes to express its heartfelt gratitude to Rhinelander’s finest and bravest for their assistance provided to Jim. Hildebrand Russ Funeral Home and Cremation Specialists. 24 E. Davenport Street, Rhinelander, 715-365-4343 is assisting with arrangements. All are invited to light a candle, sign the guestbook, leave a photo or an online condolence at http://www.hildebrandrussfh.com/. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, the family suggests memorials in honor of Jim be made to the Rhinelander Food Pantry at 627 Coon St., Rhinelander, 715-369-7237, or http://www.rhinelanderareafoodpantry.org/.