John R. "Jack" Reinert, 78
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Oct. 11, 1934 ~ Nov. 25, 2012
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 30, 2012 at St. Wendelin's Catholic Church in Luxemburg for John R. "Jack" Reinert, age 78 of St. Cloud who passed away on Sunday, November 25, 2012 at his cabin in Backus. Reverend Mark Ostendorf will officiate. Burial will take place at the parish cemetery.
Family and friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday and after 9:00 a.m. on Friday at Mary Hall in Luxemburg. Parish prayers will be at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday at Mary Hall. Arrangements were by the Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud.
Jack was born on October 11, 1934 in St. Cloud, Minnesota to Norbert and Gertrude (Streitz) Reinert. He served his country in the United States Army. Jack married Elaine M. Salzbrun on July 12, 1960 at St. Mary's Cathedral in St. Cloud. He was employed by Frigidaire in St. Cloud for 43 years, retiring in 1996. Jack was a member of St. Wendelin's Parish.
Jack enjoyed his farm, cabin, hunting, and fishing. He especially enjoyed spending time with friends and extended family.
Survivors include his wife, Elaine; sons, James (Cindy) of Champlin, Michael of St. Cloud, Andrew (Amy Simon) of Clear Lake and Paul (Susan) of St. Cloud; seven grandchildren, Emily, Meggan, Taylor, Kelton, Mikena, Andrea and Elizabeth; brothers and sisters, Margaret "Mucky" Salzbrun of St. Cloud, Elizabeth Symalla of Mount Gilead, Ohio, Joseph of St. Cloud and Mary Lou Standarowski of Newark, Delaware.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Robert; daughter-in-law, Suzanne (Ressemann) Reinert; brother and sisters, Ralph, Rosemary Voigt, Barbara Buening and Nicholas.
Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers.
Published in the St. Cloud Times on Nov. 28, 2012