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Barbara Reinhardt Obituary
MAY 7, 2013

REINHARDT, BARBARA-On Friday, May 3, 2013 Barbara Reinhardt, age 90, died peacefully after a short illness at Kindred Hospital in Albuquerque.

Graveside services are scheduled for 1:15 PM, Friday, May 10th at South Park cemetery (3101 South Main St) in Roswell, NM. A reception will follow at Beehive homes, located at 2903 Washington Avenue, from 2:15 through 3:30 PM, all friends and family are invited.

Barbara was born in Willard, NM on October 25, 1922 to Cirllio Maes and Barbara Dow, one of eight children (four boys and four girls). She was preceded in death by her Husband, Joe Reinhardt, three sisters and three brothers.

Barbara married Joe Reinhardt on May 18 1942 and they moved to Ruidoso where they raised their three children. In 1997, after 55 years of marriages, her husband Joe died at their home in Bent NM. Shortly thereafter she moved to Roswell to be near her two daughters Fran and Bobbie. In 2012 she moved into her new assisted living home, at the Beehive, which she dearly loved. There she received excellent care and made many new and wonderful friends.

Barbara loved life, was devoted to her family, church and community. She loved the outdoors, the clouds, her flowers, turtles and the many wild birds she fed in her back yard. Her best friend and companion for the last 10 years was her little Welch Corgi dog, Mitzie. She would brighten a room wherever she went with her big smile and warm heart. She brought sunshine to everyone who knew her.

Survivors include Brother: Albert Maes of Willard, NM; Children: Elmer Reinhardt and wife Esin of Reston, VA
Fran Moses and husband Benny of Roswell, Bobbie Murray, and dogs, of Roswell; Grandchildren:
Dr. Joseph Reinhardt and Betsy Vasquez of Miami Beach, FL, Joel Moses and wife Shannon of Culver City, CA
Lori Martinez and husband Jesse of Albuquerque, NM, Shane Murray of Reno, NV, Shawn Murray and Cassy Martinez, of Albuquerque, NM; Great grandchildren: Andrew and Kaylee Moses, Liam Martinez and Kyle and Erin Murray.

We love you and we will miss you. You will always be in our hearts.
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Arrangements are under the personal directions of the professionals at LaGrone Funeral Chapel.

Published in Ruidoso News from May 8 to May 22, 2013
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