Obit: Rinehart, Joyce M. (1928 – 2016)


Surnames: Rinehart, Fischer, Damm, Thieme, Turner, Bartelt, Reed McClain

Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, WI) 26 Sep 2016

Rinehart, Joyce M. (23 JAN 1928 – 21 SEP 2016)

Joyce M. (nee Fischer) Rinehart, age 88, of Owen, passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at Aspirus Care and Rehab in Medford where she had been a resident for 2 1/2 years. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Withee. The Rev. Thomas Myhre will officiate. Interment to follow in Riverside Cemetery, Town of Hixon. Family and friends are welcome from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, September 30 at the Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Owen and from 10:00 a.m. until time of services Saturday at the church.

Joyce Mildred Fischer was born on January 25, 1928, the daughter of William A. and Anna P. (Damm) Fischer in Medford, the youngest of five children. Joyce was united in marriage to Donald C. Rinehart on June 21, 1947 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Medford and resided just west of Medford on Hw. 64 until April of 1951 when they bought Hilts Jewelry Store in Owen.

Joyce is survived by her five children: Patricia Thieme of Withee, Delores (Glen) Turner, New Glarus, Warren (Wanda) Rinehart of Terra Alta, WV, Douglas (Diane) Rinehart of Spring Lake Park, MN and Dennis (Renee) Rinehart of Anoka, MN; 16 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; one great-great- grandson and one due in the spring. She is also survived by sisters-in-law: Doris (Ken) Bartelt, Nellie Reed, Joyce Mae Rinehart, Loretta McClain, Linda Fischer; many nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Donald in 2005; her brothers: Herbert (Lenora) Fischer, Melvin (Beulah) Fischer and Clifford Fischer; her sister: Myrtle (Norbert) Faber and one granddaughter, Brandy Sue.

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