Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Daniel Joseph “Muskie” Rietschlin

Daniel Joseph Rietschlin, 62, of Mansfield, died Monday Aug. 14, 2017 at Ohio Health Riverside Methodist Hospital. He was born July 1, 1955 in Shelby the son of the late Robert John and Eleanor Theresa (Allwine) Rietschlin.

Dan was a 1973 graduate of Buckeye Central High School in New Washington and Pioneer Joint Vocational School. He was a former employee of The Ohio Seamless Tube Co. in Shelby and Bay World International in Mansfield. He was a talented wood worker who made beautiful furniture. He was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Bethlehem.

He is survived by his 8 siblings: John (Donna) Rietschlin of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Tom (Deb) Rietschlin of Tiro, Jane (Greg) Butler of Galion, Nick (Meg) Rietschlin of Crestline, Mike (Mary) Rietschlin of Shiloh, Luke (Cheryl) Rietschlin of Crestline, Mary (Shell) (Guy) Ferraiuolo of Doylestown, OH, Betsy (Jake) Tijerina of Kent, OH. Also surviving are numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends and family are welcome on Thursday, August 17, 2017 from 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 W. Main St., Shelby, where the Rosary will be recited at 8 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10:30 AM at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 5742 St Rt. 61, Shelby with Fr. Chris Bohnsack officating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

Memorial expressions may be made to Sacred Heart School or Catholic Charities. To leave a condolence please visit:

Memories & Condolence

  1. Tim and Sarah Cotton says:

    Betsy….i am so sorry for the loss of your brother. God’s blessings to you and all your family.

  2. Don & Tina says:

    Luke, so sorry to hear about your brother. Thoughts and prayers. Love you.

  3. Kacy and Sam says:

    May he rest in peace. Will keep your family in prayer

  4. Rev. Michael Geiger says:

    My prayers to Dan for the peaceful repose of his soul…I remember the many conversations that we would have together about faith and family! “Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. Amen.”

  5. Amy & John Arnold says:

    Betsy, we are so sorry to hear about the loss of your brother. Please know that you and all of your family is in our prayers.

  6. Rich Maurer says:

    My deepest condolences to your entire family. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  7. Madelyn says:

    Want to extend my deepest sympathyto the family. I was a classmate of his. He was a very nice guy. He will be missed.

  8. Hollee Card says:

    Dear John, Donna and family:

    I send you my deepest condolences. My prayers as well as those of L’Arche Canada are with you.

  9. Garry Webb says:

    Dear John and family, my deepest sympathie at this time of loss and heavening of your brother. I will hold you close tomorrow with my prayers and heartfilled empathy. Garry

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