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Tuesday, May 15th, 2012
Complete Obituary
Eugene Reinhard
  St. Joe native Eugene Ernest "Gene" Reinhard, 85, Plainfield, Ind., died May 8, 2012.
He was born Feb. 20, 1927, in St. Joe, to Joseph and Odelia Brockman Reinhard. His wife of 58 years, Edna, survives.
Other survivors are a daughter, Ann Marie (Tony) Gehl, Knoxville, Tenn.; seven sons, Joe (Jodi) Reinhard, Marion, Ill., Mark (Nita) Reinhard, Henderson, Neb., John (Susan) Reinhard, Woodstock, Ga., Philip (Lana) Reinhard, Columbus, Ind., Luke (Joyce) Reinhard, Portland, Maine, Gene (Darlene) Reinhard, San Antonio, Texas, and Matt (Cindy) Reinhard, Indianapolis, Ind.; two brothers, Jerome (Irene) Reinhard, Fort Recovery, and Dominic Reinhard, Celina; two sisters, Irene Gardner, Vienna, Va., and Ethel Bruns, St. Henry; 17 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, Bobby, Joseph and Norbert Reinhard, and a sister, Sister Sylvia Reinhard.
He retired from Public Service Indiana (Duke Energy) after 22 years of service and previously worked at Reliance Electric, Columbus, Ind., and Standard Register, Dayton. He was a graduate of Indiana Technical College with a degree in electrical engineering. Later he earned his professional engineering license in Ohio and Indiana.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and a member of St. Susanna Catholic Church, Plainfield, where he served as a cantor and Eucharistic minister. He was a member of Knights of Columbus, Catholic Knights of America, and the Columbians Choral Group of Indianapolis and volunteered for the St. Vincent de Paul Society.
Funeral Mass was Saturday at the church. Burial was at Maple Hill Cemetery, Plainfield.
Contributions may be made to the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor Foundation, New York, N.Y.
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