Services were conducted Monday, April 24, 2006 for Oliver Wilburn Reinhardt who died Friday, April 21, 2006. Services were held at Schmidt Funeral Home with Pastor Jennie Jones officiating. Interment followed in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery. He was born July 21, 1928 in Bellville, Texas, the son of William Ludwig Krishorn Reinhardt and Clara Reinicke Reinhardt. He grew up and attended school in Buckhorn. On June 26, 1953, Oliver was united in marriage with Maudie Louise Maddox in Houston. They have made their home in Bellville. In his early working years, Oliver was employed as a dough mixer at the Rainbow Bakery in Houston. After 23 years of service, he retired and went to work as a carpenter. Oliver enjoyed building and in 1980, he constructed homes for his family and his daughter. A Lutheran by faith, Oliver was a friendly man who never met a stranger. He always had a joke to tell, even after his health began to fail. He will truly be missed by all who loved and knew him. He passed away Friday, April 21, 2006 at Bellville General Hospital at the age of 77. He is survived by his wife: Maudie Louise Reinhardt of Bellville; daughter: Barbara Stone of Bellville; granddaughters: Autumn Stone of Bellville and Bonnie Jasek of College Station; and many other dear friends and relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents, 6 brothers and 4 sisters.
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