Wilbert "Willie" Reinartz

Dates

April 21, 1920 - May 25, 2012

Obituary

 

Wilbert "Willie" N. Reinartz was born April 21, 1920 in Davison County, SD to John and Anna (Thuringer) Reinartz.  He attended Ethan High School.  He worked for Pan O’Gold Baking Company in Mitchell, transferring to plants in Iowa in 1955 and to Minnesota in 1966.  In 1971, he moved to Milwaukie, OR and worked for Davidson Baking Company and Mazza Cheese Sales.  He retired in 1985.  He moved to Salem in 2011.

 

He married Florence Herrmann on May 17, 1943 in Mitchell.  She died in 2003.

 

Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by an infant son, Dennis, and a brother, Edward.  His sister, Elanora Welch, Mitchell, died two days after him, on May 27, 2012.  He is survived by a son Randy (Karen), Sioux Falls; daughters: Karen (Tim) Villnave, Salt Lake City, and Janet Baker, Salem, OR; brother Milford (Kay), Fresno, CA; grandchildren Kelly (Barry) Powell and Andrew Reinartz, Sioux Falls, Melissa Villnave, Holladay, UT, and Catherine Villnave, Baltimore, MD; and one great-granddaughter, Stella Powell, Sioux Falls.


Visitation(s)

Date
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location
Bittner Funeral Chapel
Time of Remembrance ~ 7:00 PM
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota

Service

Date
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Time
10:00 AM
Location
Graveside Service
Calvary Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota

Cemetery

Graveside Service
Calvary Cemetery
Thursday, May 31, 2012 ~ 10:00 AM
Mitchell, South Dakota


entry posted by Jamie Torstenson on 05-29-2012
Sincere condolences to the family. I will always remeber him from the visits in Watertown at Nora and Dicks, along with his last visit at Vicki's in Mitchell. Again Sympathy to all. Jamie.
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