LEWISBURG, Pa. -- Funeral services were held here late last month for Micheal C. Rheam, a longtime executive at Weis Markets, Sunbury, Pa. He was 76.
s vice president and secretary. He was also a member of the executive board and the board of directors. At the time of his death, Rheam was the company's special projects coordinator and a director.
"Along with Robert Weis, our current chairman, and the late Sigfried Weis, Mike Rheam was one of the principal architects of Weis Markets' growth over the past 40 years," said Norman S. Rich, president. "He helped build and lead a great organization. But he was more than a great leader; he was also a great teacher."
Born in Millvale, Pa., Rheam served in World War II as a captain of the U.S. Army Air Corps, where he was a navigator for the Eighth Air Force.