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Robert "Bob" Reinhardt, Sr.

February 25, 1930 — April 8, 2018

 Robert D. Reinhardt, Sr. passed away at the age of 88 on Sunday, April 8, 2018, at Schowalter Villa, Hesston, KS.

He was born the third of seven children to Victor and Hazel Cowell Reinhardt on February 25, 1930, in Chicago, IL. He married Shirley Davis on August 12, 1950, in Chicago. They celebrated 50 years of marriage before her death on January 1, 2001.

Bob entered the U.S. Army in 1951 thru 1953, serving in Korea. He worked in the carpet industry for over forty years as a territory sales manager in Chicago, Nebraska, and Kansas.

Bob and Shirley enjoyed many summers at Long Lake, Wisconsin and lived their dream of retiring to lake living in 1993. Bob returned to Newton in 2012.

He was a 64 year member of the Masonic Lodge. Bob was also a member of Scottish Rite, Eastern Star, Midian Shrine, Harvey County Shrine Club, Royal Order of Jesters, Elks Lodge, V.F.W., and American Legion. He was a volunteer for Hospice of Rice Lake, WI for over fifteen years.

Survivors include son, Robert Jr and Debbie of Walton, daughter, Debbie and Jerry Janzen of Hutchinson. Grandchildren include Jason (Abby) Reinhardt of Walton, Sarah (Zach) Southwick of BelAire, Jake Reinhardt of Overland Park, Shelby (Josh) Dakin of Haysville, and Cory Janzen of Overland Park. Great grandchildren are, Gus and Henry Reinhardt, Kennedy and Silas Southwick, and Emma, Brody, and Maximus Dakin. A brother, Ron of Colorado Springs, CO survives and special friend, Sharon Novotny of Rice Lake, WI.

He was preceded in death by wife, Shirley, his parents, siblings Victor, Carl, Paul, Yvonne, and Mary.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Friday, April 13, 2018 at the Broadway Colonial Funeral Home.

The casket will be open at the funeral home after 1:00 P.M., on Thursday where the family will receive friends between 6:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M.

A memorial has been established with the Midian Shrine Plane of Mercy, contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, Ks. 67114.
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