Larry J. Rheinecker, 67, of Las Vegas, Nev., formerly of Millstadt, Ill., born Dec. 21, 1945, in West Frankfort, Ill., passed away Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at Mountain View Hospital in Las Vegas.
Larry served in the U.S. National Guard and retired from General Motors
in Wentzville, Mo., and was a resident of Nevada for the last 17 years. He was a member of the United Auto Workers Union and the Allied Auto Racing Association. He loved life and his goal was to never say, "I wish I had".
Larry was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Paul Rheinecker and mother, Irene Carson.
Surviving are his wife, Katherine, nee Petterson, Rheinecker; daughters, Pamela (Anthony) Hildebrand and Brenda (Don) Moore; grandsons, Zachary and Eyan Moore; brother, Dennis (Dawn) Rheinecker; step-sisters, Pat, Debra, Joyce, and Rhonda; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, brother-in-law, and many friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations are appreciated to HUGSS, Catholic Social Services, 3710 E. 20th Ave., Anchorage, Alaska. Expressions of condolence may be offered at www.valhallagardensandfuneralhome.com
Visitation: Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Valhalla-Gaerdner-Holten Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at the funeral home. Interment will be in Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, Ill.
VALHALLA-GAERDNER-HOLTEN FUNERAL HOME, Belleville, Ill.