Reget, Henry Calvin Age 88, of Edina, Minnesota, died July 21, 2013. Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on November 18, 1924. He was preceded in death by his parents Howard and Rhoda Reget, sisters Rhoda May Halvarson and Fauvette Hunn, granddaughter Ellie Capeder, as well as Elizabeth Reget, the mother of his five children and most recently Joyce Reget his wife of 28 years. Henry grew up in Minneapolis and was a graduate of Roosevelt High School. He was a Navy pilot during World War II. Upon his return from the war, Henry embarked on a diverse and successful business career in the Twin Cities and surrounding metropolitan areas which included banking, real estate, car washes and laundry services. He served on numerous boards and was involved in many philanthropic organizations. He had a love for travel, boating, reading, spending winters in Arizona and Fridays at Interlachen Country Club with the P.O.E.T.S. He is survived by his children: Beth (Judd) Brackett, Howard (Kathy) Reget, Todd Reget, Michael (DeeDee) Reget, Janette (Craig) Capeder; his grandchildren: Alicia Brackett (Zach), Molly Brackett (Shane), Nick Reget (Toni), Sarah Reget, Drew Reget, Kayla Capeder, Harrison Reget, Michael Capeder, Jessica Reget; and his great-grandchildren: Carter, Lucy and Riley. The family would like to extend a special "Thank You" to the staff of Friendship Village and the Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital Hospice program as well as his dedicated personal care attendants. He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed. A celebration of Henry’s life will be held at 3:00PM Wednesday, July 24th at Christ Presbyterian Church, West 70th St. at Hwy 100, Edina. Following the service you are invited to join the family for a reception at Interlachen Country Club. Private Interment Lakewood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the – MN or the Minneapolis Heart Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital. www.Washburn-McReavy.com Edina Chapel 952-920-3996
This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.