The Free Press, Mankato, MN

October 17, 2013

Patricia Ann Reinbold


—     Patricia Ann Reinbold, age 86 of North Mankato, died Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at Monarch Meadows in North Mankato.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:30 p.m., Sunday October 20, 2013 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Mankato with Rev. Joe Fogal officiating.  Visitation will be held from 2- 5 p.m.  Saturday at Northview  North Mankato Mortuary, 2060 Commerce Drive, North Mankato and will continue one hour before service at the church on Sunday.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Mankato. Memorials may be given to the donor's choice.

    Patricia Ann was born March 17, 1927 in Mankato to Henry and Susan (Dauffenbach) Rieff.  She attended Holy Rosary Catholic School. On May 22, 1946, she was united in marriage to Raymond Reinbold at Holy Rosary Catholic Church.  They farmed and raised their family in the rural Mankato area.  Pat assisted Ray with farming and the Pioneer Seed business.

    Pat was a wonderful wife and mom.  She enjoyed spending time with her family.  She was a great cook and was known for her delicious apple pie.  She was involved as a 4-H leader and a member of the Indian Lake Sunshine Club.  Pat enjoyed playing cards and belonged to a Poker Club and a neighborhood card club.

    Survivors include her husband, Raymond of North Mankato; three daughters and their husbands, Janet and Mike Mans of Nicollet, Nancy and John Fossum of Bigfork, MN, Sandra and Dan Fogal of Mankato; ten grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; brother, Henry "Buck" Rieff of North Mankato; sister-in-law, Marilyn Rieff of North Mankato; many nieces and nephews.

    Pat was preceded in death by an infant son; two sisters, Margaret and Marcella; and a brother, Lawrence Rieff.