Obit: Rinehart, Ella (1921 - 2008)

Contact: R. Lipprandt

Surnames: Cavanaugh, Hinman, Kienast, Pipgras, Rinehart

----Source: The Star News (Medford, Taylor Co., WI), Wednesday, December 4, 2008, Online Edition

Rinehart, Ella (Pipgras) (January 12, 1921 - December 1, 2008)

Former Town of Goodrich resident Ella J. Rinehart, 87, Waukesha, died Monday, Dec. 1 at Heartland Health Care Center in Waukesha.

Funeral services will be held Monday, Dec. 8 at 12 p.m. at Hemer Funeral Home in Medford, with Rev. Cathy Hinman officiating. Interment will be at Medford Evergreen Cemetery II.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

The former Ella Pipgras was born January 12, 1921 in Medford to the late John and Annie Mae (Fonken) Pipgras.

On October 29, 1943 in the Town of Goodrich, she married Harold R. Rinehart, who preceded her in death on May 20, 1976.

Survivors include two daughters, Orla Rinehart of Waukesha and Shirley (Jerry) Cavanaugh of Kentucky; a son-in-law, Harvey Kienast of Florida; a brother, Albert of Washington; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Bette Kienast; two brothers; two sisters; a sister-in-law, Joyce Pipgras; a grandson; and a great-grandson.



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