Robert E. Rinehart
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WINFIELD, IL: Robert E. Rinehart, age 81, a resident of Winfield, IL, died June 15, 2014, at home. He was born September 15, 1932 in Climax, Ohio.
Bob was raised in Ohio, served in the U.S. Navy for 4 years and attended The Ohio State University where he earned a Bachelor's degree and graduated in 1960. He began his career as a high school math teacher and later gained employment with Western Electric, from which he retired in 1989 after 27 years of service. Bob was an avid OSU Buckeyes fan (Go Bucks!) and also enjoyed golf and attending the activities of his grandchildren. Bob was best known for his love for his wife, his family and his ability to make friends wherever he went.
He is survived by his daughter, Judy (Mike) Selby of Wheaton, IL; his son-in-law, David (Margie Zumpf-Scheffler) Scheffler of Wayne, IL; grandchildren, Sarah and Jack Scheffler, Katie and Emily Selby, and Megan Selby (Tim) Ryan; a great-grandchild, Callan; one sibling; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie, and his daughter, Jennifer Scheffler.
Visitation will be held at Hultgren Funeral Home on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 6pm - 8pm. Services and interment will be held privately at Wheaton Cemetery.
Floral tributes from Scheffler's Flowers are appreciated - www.schefflersflowers.com or (630) 665-2800.
Memorial gifts may be directed to the
, 1801 Meyers Rd., Suite 100, Oak Brook Terrace, IL 60181 or St. Jude's Hospital for Children (800) 822-6344, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Family and friends may sign a guest book at hultgrenfh.com. For more information, please call Hultgren Funeral Home at 630-668-0027.
Published in the Lancaster Eagle-Gazette on June 18, 2014