20 August 2010

Ernest John Reinsch

1911 — 1939


Ernest J. Reinsch

Ernest John Reinsch, oldest son of Emil Reinsch, was born in Momence township, Fillmore county, Nebraska, February 11, 1911.  Later, with his parents, he moved to Stanton township, where he grew to manhood.

August 18, 1931, he was married to Elsie Hopken, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. Hopken of Strang, Neb., at St. Joseph's parsonage, Geneva.  Since his marriage he farmed near Strang till the time of his recent illness.

To this union two sons were born, Richard Lee, age six, and Dean Leslie, age three.

Mr. Reinsch passed away Thursday, September 7, 1939, at 10:30 a.m. at the University hospital in Omaha, aged 28 years, 6 months and 24 days.  He is survived by his wife, two sons, father, one brother and one sister and many other relatives.

Funeral services were conducted by Father Gilroy at St. Joseph's church, Geneva, at 9 o'clock Saturday, September 9.  His six uncles acted as pallbearers.  They are Charles Reinsch, Geneva; John Reinsch, Shickley; William Reinsch, Shickley; Herman Reinsch, Shickley; Ernest Volkmer, Martland, and Ernest Reinsch, Shickley.

Interment was in the Geneva Catholic cemetery.

Relatives from a distance were Miss Caroline Reinsch of Denver, Col., Mr. and Mrs. Carl Jaschke and John Jaschke of Neligh, Neb.

Source: The Nebraska Signal, of Geneva, Fillmore County, Nebraska); September 1939 [no day provided]. This transcription and citation were provided by Jane Michel.

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