Shelby  County  Indiana

Reinhart / Rhineheart / Rinehart

Freeman  Family  Funeral  Homes
May 11, 1923 - March 03, 2012
Mary C. Rinehart
          Mary C. Rinehart, 88, of Shelbyville passed away Saturday, March 3, 2012 at Ashford Place Health Campus.  Born May 11, 1923, in Plymouth, Indiana, she was the daughter of  Samuel and Edna (Switzer) Baker.  She married  Richard W. "Dick" Rinehart  on August 15, 1950, and he preceded her in death on January 27, 2002.
          Other survivors include her sons,  John M. (Mary M.) Rinehart  of Shelbyville and  Mark W. (Elizabeth) Rinehart  of Danville; daughters,  Jean (Michael) Gleichman  of Louisville, Kentucky and  Susan (Paul) Stephan  of Mountain City, Tennessee; brother,  Bill (Martha) Baker  of Plymouth, 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.  She was also preceded in death by her parents; and sisters,  Nancy Sayger  and  Barbara Hartman.
          Mrs. Rinehart formerly taught at several Indiana High Schools including Waldron High School where she taught Home Economics and English. She retired in 1988 from Bloomington South High School as an English teacher.  She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Shelbyville and attended Danville Christian Church in Danville, Indiana. She was also a member of Indiana Retired Teachers Association and a Home Economic Club.  Mrs. Rinehart graduated from Plymouth High School in 1940, Purdue University in 1943, and received her master's degree from Indiana University.  She enjoyed gardening and sewing.
          Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St.  Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with Pastor Robb L. Barlow officiating.  Interment will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Decatur/Shelby County, 1201 N. Lincoln St., Suite A, Greensburg, Indiana 47240.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday, December 19, 1946
Page 10, column 2
          A former resident of Shelbyville, Mrs. Tabitha Rinehart, died at the Johnson Nursing Home in Franklin Wednesday at 7:00 a.m.  She was eighty-two years of age and had been confined to the Home for several months.
          Mrs. Rinehart was born in Illinois on March 6, 1864, the daughter of  Benjamin  and  Mary Lefferson, and was the sister of the late Arthur Lefferson, of north of this city.  She was married to Edward Rinehart.
          The only near survivor is a sister,  Miss Mae Lefferson, who is also at the Johnson Home.
          Funeral services will be held at the Sleeth funeral home Friday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock.  Burial will be made in Forest Hill Cemetery.
Contributed by Barb Huff  for Karla Harp

A  Medford  Newspaper
Jackson County, Oregon
Fri, Nov 26, 1943
          William Reinhart,  a resident of this community for the past 27 years and owner and operator of the "Pastime" at 20 Front street, passed away Wednesday at the home of his daughter in Phoenix.  Mr. Reinhart was born in Essen, Germany, Nov. 27, 1871.  He came to the United States with his parents when he was ten years of age.  They settled in Ohio where he grew to manhood.  He was united in marriage to  Miss Daily Warner  in Colorado, and they immediately came to Oregon, where he has since lived.
          Survivors include his wife, of Medford; two daughters,  Mrs. Teresa D. Norton,  Kentfield, Calif;  Mrs. Celia H. Hays,  of Phoenix; one son,  Joe Reinhart,  in the United States navy in the southwest Pacific; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild; one half-brother,  John Hammis;  three half-sisters,  Mrs. Louis Braun,  Mrs. Mary Sheltraw  of Saginaw, Mich., and  Mrs. Teresa Becker,  Pamona, Calif.
          Funeral services will be conducted from Sacred Heart Catholic church Tuesday at 10 a.m., the Rev. Father Thomas Hamilton officiating.  Interment will take place in Siskiyou Memorial Park.
          Recitation of the Rosary will be held at Perl funeral home on Monday at 7 p.m.
Contributed by Arla Luna

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday January 19, 1931
Death Occurs At Home Here
Mrs. Mary E. Rinehart
Died This Morning At Home Of
Son, Daughter Survive
          A complication of diseases caused the death of Mrs. Mary E. Rinehart, widow of  Joseph Rinehart, at 8:45 o'clock this morning at the home of her granddaughter, Mrs. Freeman Krebs, of 526 Third street.    She had been in poor health for several months but had been seriously ill for only a week.
          Mrs. Rinehart was born in Edinburg, Ind., December 23, 1861, being 69 years of age.   Her husband preceded in death about 19 years ago.
          Surviving are:  one daughter, Mrs. Lloyd Sanders, of Indianapolis; one son, Claude Rinehart of Columbus;  ten grandchildren and one great grandchild
          She was a member of the St. George Lutheran church near Edinburg, where funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon.   Burial will be in the church cemetery in charge of Charles M. Ewing.
Contributed by Janet Franklin

The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Monday January 19, 1931
Lifelong Resident of County Passed Away
at Home of Granddaughter Here
          Mrs. Mary Rinehart, lifelong resident of Shelby county and one of the best known women in the community, died at 8:45 o’clock this morning at the home of her grand daughter,  Mrs. Freeman [Mildred] Krebs, 536 Third street.  Her death resulted from peritonitis from which she had suffered since Thursday of last week, but she had been in failing health for several months.
          For many years Mrs. Rinehart made her home with her daughter and son-in-law,  Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Sanders,  in this city, but after Mr. and Mrs. Sanders moved to Indianapolis, she remained at the home of her granddaughter and cared for the Sanders children who are completing their school year here before moving to Indianapolis.
          Funeral services are to be conducted Wednesday afternoon from the St. George Lutheran church in Jackson township with the Rev. G. L. Farrow of Indianapolis officiating.  Burial will be in the church cemetery in charge of Charles M. Ewing.
          She was a daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. William Evans,  pioneer residents of Shelby county and was born in Jackson township December 23, 1861, being at the time of death, sixty-nine years and twenty-seven days old.  On December 24, 1879, she was united in marriage to  Joseph Rinehart,  who preceded her in death eighteen years ago.  They were the parents of four children, two of whom survive:  Mrs. Lloyd [Lillie M.] Sanders, of Indianapolis and  Claude Rinehart,  of Columbus, Indiana.  She also leaves 10 grandchildren.
          Since childhood, Mrs. Rinehart had been a member of the St. George Lutheran church.
Contributed by Barb Huff

The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Tuesday August 10, 1913
Page 1 column 6
          Funeral services for  Walter O. Rinehart,  thirty-two years old, were held at the St. George church in Jackson township this afternoon at two o’clock, the Rev. Homer Manuel, of Taylorsville officiating, and the interment was made in the St. George cemetery.
          The deceased was well known in the southern and southwestern part of this county.  His death occurred Sunday at his home in St. Louis Crossing.  He had suffered for eight weeks from typhoid fever.  He leaves his wife,  Mrs. Elsie Rinehart,  and three children--- Helen, aged five years,  Roy, eight and  Lawrence, ten.  He is also survived by his mother,  Mrs. Mary Rinehart,  one brother and a sister,  Claude   and  Mrs. Lloyd [Lillie M.] Sanders.  The deceased was a member of the Odd Fellows lodge and the Twenty-Two Club of St. Louis Crossing, and was also a member of the St. George church.
Contributed by Barb Huff

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday August 12, 1912
Page 2 column 2
          John Rinehart received a telephone message today from Old St. Louis, Bartholomew county, to the effect that his brother, Joseph Rinehart, had died there this morning at the age of fifty-three years and six months.  Deceased had been ill for the past year or two, having suffered a paralytic stroke.  He is survived by his widow [Mary], two sons [Walter and Claude] and a daughter [Lillie M.].  He also has three sisters,  Mrs. Mat Cutsinger,  Mrs. James Grimes and  Mrs. M. Muck, and two brothers, Clint and John Surviving him.
[Buried St. George Cemetery]
Contributed by Barb Huff

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