The Bellville Times - Friday March 19, 1926
Ferdinand Robert Reinecker died at his home, about one mile north east of
Bellville, on Monday, March 15th at 6:45 p.m., aged 70 years and 6 days. He had been in ill health for many years. There was a large funeral and many
beautiful flowers, at the service, which was conducted by Rev. J.K. Poch on Tuesday, March 16th at 3 p.m. Interment was made at Pilgrims Rest.
Mr Reinecker was born March 9, 1856 near
, and was brought by his parents to this country when he was three years old. Surviving are his wife; three sons, M.W. Reinecker of Wallis, E.E. Reinecker of
Bellville, and Herbert Reineck, living at home; by two daughters, Mrs Herman Klostermann of Bellville, and Miss Emma Reinecker of
; three brothers, Albert of Wallis, Emil of
and Wm. Reinecker of Bellville; six sisters, Mrs G.T.
of Bellville, Mrs August Mueller of Valley Mills, Mrs Adolph Neumann of
Sempronius, Mrs Herman Frank, Mrs Wm. Frank and Mrs Fritz Schroeder of the Piney neighborhood. There are also two grandchildren, other relatives, and many
friend. Mr Reinecker was a member of the
and of Schiller Lodge No. 11, O.D.H.S. In his death
loses another of its old citizens, highly respected for his upright character and many other good qualities.
Submitted by Joy Neely