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REINICKE, Minnie 1889-1973


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 1/8/2011 at 17:52:43

Mrs. Minnie Reinicke, who sustained a stroke and was taken to Allen Memorial Hospital on Saturday evening, July 21st, died shortly later at the age of 83 years, 8 months and 9 days.

Mrs. Reinicke, daughter of Conrad and Wilhelmina Schmidt, was born on November 12, 1889, at Allison, Iowa. She was baptized in infancy and confirmed at St. John's Lutheran Church at Vilmar. Following her marriage on June 9, 1909 with J. Martin Reinicke, the family farmed all of their active life south of Parkersburg. In 1950 they retired from farming and retired to the present home in Parkersburg. Mr. Reinicke died in 1959 and Minnie has continued to reside at her home except for about 6 months spent at the Allison Manor Nursing Home. She returned to her own home about 6 weeks ago.

Preceding her in death were her husband in 1959, infant twin children in 1928, 1 grandson, Larry Cordes, 1 half-brother and 1 half-sister. Surviving are 2 sons, Raymond of Norfolk, Va. and Marilyn of Bloomfield, Mo.; 3 daughters, Viola (Mrs. William Cordes) of Stout, Mabel (Mrs. DeVer Wilder) of Clarksvile and Mrs. Bernice Johnson of Greene, 12 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, 2 sisters, Ms. Lizzie Aswegan of Parkersburg and Mrs. Mary Poppe of Greene; 7 half-brothers, Henry Schmidt of Greene, Albert of Evansdale, Martin of Charles City, Leonard of Waverly, Vern and Harvey of Clarksville, and Paul of Allison; 2 half-sisters, Anna (Mrs. Emil Rover) of Greene and Laura (Mrs. Fred Vanderkolk) of Waterloo and many other relatives.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday afternoon, July 24th, at Bethel Lutheran with Rev. Paul Schaedig officiating. Interment was made in Salem Lutheran cemetery south of Parkersburg under the direction of Engelkes Funeral Home.


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