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Jerry L. Rinn, age 61 years, of the Industry area, passed away Tuesday
morning March 16, 2004 following an extended illness.
Friends were able to call at the Zaskoda Chapel in Industry after 2 p.m. on
Wednesday. The family received visitors at the chapel Wednesday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday from Salem Evangelical
Lutheran Church in Welcome with Pastor Bill Derrick officiating. Burial
followed in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers in attendance were Gary Noerenbert, John Rinn, Bobby Remmert, Ronnie Rinn, Brad Jozwiak, Harold Rinn, Keith Jozwiak.
  Jerry Rinn was born on October 28, 1942 in Austin County to Eddie John and Esther Emma Glaeser Rinn.  He married Patricia Jozwiak on January 16, 1971 at Welcome. He was a member of Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Welcome, the Industry Volunteer Fire Department and the Sons of Hermann Lodge.
He is survived by his wife Patricia Rinn; son Dale Rinn and wife Jo Anna;
daughter Cheryl Rinn; grandchildren Carley Marie Rinn and Wayne Matthew Rinn; stepson Patrick Rinn of Ozark, Ala; brother Larry Rinn and wife Sally; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Alton Haar and wife Barbara of Brenham, Charles Nance and wife Jo of Huntsville, Anthony Jozwiak of Navasota, Stanley Jozwiak of Industry, Mike Mendoza and wife Frances of Somerville, and Charles Jozwiak and wife Mary of Brenham; many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents Eddie and Esther Rinn; his
parents-in-law Frank and Myrtle Jozwiak; and his son Robert "Bobby" Paul
For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to the Industry
Volunteer Fire Dept., or to Odyssey Hospice, 124 S. Water St., La Grange,
Texas 78945 or to Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Welcome.
Services provided by Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home of La Grange.

Posted by Joy Neely


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