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Mr. Raymond A. (Ray) Reinert of Millington, MI passed from our world into God’s Kingdom early Wednesday afternoon May 9, 2018, Ray was 89.
Ray was born in Millington, MI on September 21, 1928, and was the son of the late Louis & Charlotte (Dittmar) Reinert. On April 5, 1953 Ray married Miss Marian Ill, of North Dakota, she and Ray celebrated 65 years of marriage. Ray was also a lifetime member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Ray served in the US-Army during the Korean war. When he returned he went to work for Frutchey Bean Elevator and the Millington Truck Body and Bob's Truck Body Repair working for these companies for many years. Ray also ran his own farm. Ray was a 49-year member of the Conrad-Wager and Keene American Legion Post 164 of Millington. Though he has left us; his kindness and his warm smile will be forever in our hearts. The family would like to thank the many prayers, and thoughts people have expressed and shared. They would also like to give thanks to the staff at Covenant-Harrison and the many care givers that have been there these past weeks assisting Ray.
Ray leaves his wife Marian. He also leaves four children; Connie (Bill) Hoard, Gailan (Dawn) Reinert, Larry (Kim) Reinert, and Ron(Melissa) Reinert. Surviving are also eight grandchildren. Greg, Kathryn, Chad, Amber, Alexis, Evan, Alana, Erinn, six great-grandchildren; Ace, Raegan, Lucas, Reese, Blake, and Watson. Ray has two sisters surviving; Beulah Schiefer, and Mildred Schreiner, two brothers, Al and Vic Reinert, and many nieces, nephews, and extended family. Besides his parents, Ray is preceded in death by four brothers; Walter, Erwin, Harvey, and Wymon, and two sisters; Vera Witt, and Erna Rodammer.
The Reinert family will receive friends at the Hanlin Funeral Home in Millington, MI on Monday May 14, 2018 from 3:00 pm until 8:00pm. Ray will lie in state at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Millington on Tuesday from 12:00 pm until the services begin. Funeral services will begin at 1:00 pm with the burial to follow at the Millington Twp. Cemetery. Pastor James Bruner will deliver the funeral message and the committal prayer at the cemetery. The Conrad-Wager & Keene American Legion Post 164 will conclude the committal services with Military Honors. Memorial Gifts of Remembrance can be directed to; St. Paul Lutheran Church, or the Conrad-Wager & Keene American Legion Post 164 of Millington.
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