1935 Doris 2019

Doris Jean Reinert

January 27, 1935 — January 1, 2019

North English- Doris Jean Reinert was born January 27, 1935 near Parnell, Iowa, the daughter of Glenn Paul & Lucille (Banes) Lekin. She graduated from North English High School in 1951. Upon graduation, Doris worked at Iowa National Mutual Insurance Company in Cedar Rapids as a secretary. On May 23, 1953 Doris was united in marriage to Robert Dale Reinert at the North English United Methodist Church. They were stationed in Kentucky from 1952-1954. Afterwards they lived on a farm just off of Pigeon Road from 1955-1964, and in the fall of 1964, they moved into North English. Doris worked for Evans/Lifetouch Photography for many years and was instrumental in finishing Bob's woodworking and construction projects. Doris was a member of the North English United Methodist Church, where she served as communion steward for many years. She enjoyed quilting, gardening, attending her grandchildren's activities and searching for antique ice cream scoops. Doris died on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at the English Valley Care Center in North English at the age of 83 years.

She is survived by her daughters Roberta (Craig) Trost of Groton, CT and Melody (Eric) Schwenke of Sigourney; five grandchildren Jason (Astrid) Trost of Santa Monica, CA, Brian (Lucy) Trost of East Lyme, CT, Ryne (Emily) Schwenke of North English, Kory (Paige) Schwenke of Keota and Megan Schwenke of Hudson; six great grandchildren Caleb & Lillian Trost, Sawyer Schwenke, Flynn Schwenke and Josephine & Leon Trost; a sister Dorothy (Rex) Stout of North English; and a sister-in-law Betty Smith of Walford. She was preceded by her parents and husband.

Celebration of Life Service will be 2:00 pm Friday, January 4, 2019 at the North English United Methodist Church in North English. Rev. Michelle Williamson will officiate. Burial will be in the North English Cemetery. Visitation will be 12:00 until service time at the North English United Methodist Church in North English. Memorials may be given to North English Library, English Valley Care Center or the North English United Methodist Church. Messages and tributes may be left at www.powellfuneralhomes.com

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Friday, January 4, 2019

12:00 - 2:00pm

North English United Methodist Church

218 W Oak St, North English, IA 52316

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Friday, January 4, 2019

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North English United Methodist Church

218 W Oak St, North English, IA 52316

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