Kathleen Reinhart | Death notice | carrollspaper.com
Kathleen M. Reinhart passed away peacefully on April 26, 2021 in the Palliative Care Unit at Marshfield Medical Center in Marshfield, Wisconsin.
Kathleen “Katie” was born January 21, 1931 in Peoria, Illinois, to Walter Hinkley and Flossie Morris. She and her family eventually moved to Carroll, Iowa, where she graduated from Carroll High School and met her future husband, John Reinhart. They married in 1950 and together raised five children, moving several times for John’s career, eventually settling in Bellevue, Nebraska.
Katie was a housewife her entire married life and had a knack for decorating and interior design. She returned to Carroll in 1971 and with her talent worked as an interior designer and salesperson at Prenger’s Furniture until her retirement. She enjoyed her home in Glidden, Iowa, before moving to central Wisconsin in 2006, first residing in Wausau, then moving to Marshfield in 2013.
Katie loved to read, decorate, antiques, garden, watch old movies and always had a special place in her heart for her beloved cats. She loved the seaside and the northern woods, decorating her home to reflect that, especially with bears and moose. One of his favorite things to do was visit Wildwood Park and Zoo and watch Kodiak, Munsey, and Boda cubs grow up. She was a very caring, generous person with her home always open to family and friends.
Katie is survived by three sons: Martin (Laurie), Wausau; Tony (Dayna), liberal, Kansas; and Randy, Coon Rapids, Minnesota; one daughter: Joan Wright, Branson, Missouri; one sister: Judy Cook, Palo Pinto, Texas; a niece; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her son Steven, who died in May 2015.
A Christian burial mass will be held at 10:30 am on Wednesday June 9 at the Catholic Church of the Resurrection, 621 N. 2nd Street, Wausau, Wisconsin, with Bishop Mark Pierce officiating. The visit will take place one hour before the church service.
In lieu of flowers and plants, memorial gifts are suggested at the Marshfield Area Pet Shelter or the Wildwood Park Zoological Society Inc. in Marshfield, Wisconsin.
Condolences can be sent online at www.rembsfh.com.
Rembs Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.