The Free Press, Mankato, MN

February 25, 2013

Marion Emily Reinhardt

—  Marion Emily Reinhardt, age 87, of Waseca passed away Sunday, February 24, 2013, at the Koda Living Community in Owatonna.

  Born on February 3, 1926, in Faribault, Minnesota, she was the daughter of Waverly and Florence (Watson) Christie.  Marion graduated from Faribault High School in 1944.  She married Lester Erwin Reinhardt on June 2, 1948, at the Fourth Ave. United Methodist Church in Faribault.  Marion worked as a homemaker.  She enjoyed gardening, playing cards, sewing, and raising dogs.

 She is survived by two daughters, Suzanne Elizabeth (Phil) Dolgae of Lakewood, NJ, and Lori Jane (Danny Erwin) Rosenthal of Andover.  She is also survived by one brother, Curtis (Yvonne) Christie of Hastings and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband-Lester Erwin Reinhardt, son-Gary Erwin Reinhardt, and sister-Marjorie Olsen.

  Memorial services will be held on Thursday, February 28, 2013, at 11:00 AM at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Waseca with Rev. Cary Larson officiating.  Burial will follow at Woodville Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, one hour before services at the church.  Kinder-Dennis Home for Funerals in Waseca is handling arrangements.