Reet graduated from Ashboro School in 1954. He worked construction from the age of 16 until he began working for Amax Coal in 1964. Reet retired from Amax after 27 years of service. He then worked for American Aggregate in Indianapolis for several years before leaving to farm for Harry "Si" Pell. Farming was not only Reets job but also a passion.
He was a member of the Terre Haute Moose Lodge #1009 and Masonic lodge #541 for nearly 50 years and had attended Ebenezer Church for the past several years.
Reet married Marlyn Jo Harrison January 16, 1959.
He was preceded in death by his brother James Wolf.
He is survived by his wife Marlyn; three children: Thomas Alan Wolf and wife Joni Pittsboro, Ind., Toni Lee Carter and husband Shawn, Brazil; and Troy Andrew Wolf and wife Christine, Westerville, Ohio; 7 grandchildren: T.J. Wolf and wife Danielle, Avon, Ind., Tyler Wolf and wife Robin, Indianapolis, Taylor Carter, Brett Carter, and Jack Carter, Brazil, Olivia Wolf and Emily Wolf, Westerville, Ohio; siblings Bill Wolf and wife Carolyn, Clay City and Mary Schroer and husband Merril, Florida; two uncles Russell Wolfe and Clarence Wolfe as well as several nieces, nephews and extended family.
Those serving as pall bearers will be: T.J. Wolf, Tyler Wolf, Brett Carter, Ryan Flick, Darrell Harrison and Mike Wolf; honorary pall bearers will be Harry "Si" Pell, Jay Pell, Dick Harrison, Tom Pearce, Bill Wolf and Doyle Chiles.
Services for Reet will be at Lawson-Miller Chapel, Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, at 11 a.m., with his son Tom Wolf officiating. Burial will follow at Calcutta Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home Monday from 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice of the Wabash Valley, 400 8th Ave., Terre Haute, Ind 47804. Visit www.lawson-millerchapel.com to light a candle in his memory.