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Alverna E. Reinking
Alverna E. Reinking, 88, Decatur, passed away Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
She was born on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 1925, in Adams County, to the late Theodore K. and Clara (Macke) Ewell. She married Louis W. "Bud" Reinking Jr. on June 11, 1944; he passed away on July 11, 1995.
Alverna was a homemaker and a member homemaker and a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Preble.
Among survivors are a daughter, Donna J. (James) Garwood of Fort Wayne; two sons, Ronald (Debbie) Reinking of Indianapolis and David (Jo) Reinking of Logansport; two sisters, Dorothy (Gary) Heckman and Eldora Fuelling, both of Decatur; two brothers, Marvin (Barbara) Ewell and Ralph (Sharon) Ewell, both of Decatur; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Marlene Ewell.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday at the Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the St. Paul Lutheran Church on Friday.
Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. on Friday at the church with Rev. Dr. Daniel Brege officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery in Preble.
Preferred memorials are to St. Paul Lutheran Church or the donor's choice.