Adolph A. Reineke, 81, of Forest City died Saturday, October 28, 2017 at the Mercy Medical Center in Mason City.
A Funeral Mass will be held 10:30 A.M., Thursday, November 2, 2017 at St. James Catholic Church in Forest City with Fr. Jim Dubert and Fr. Paul Lippstock officiating. Burial will be held in St. James Catholic Cemetery with Military Honors performed by the Forest City Veterans Ceremonial Unit.
Visitation will be held 4:00 – 7:00 P.M., Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at the Cataldo Schott Funeral Chapel, 505 North Clark St., a Scriptural Wake Service will be held at 4:00 P.M at the funeral home
Adolph Anthony Reineke, the son of Anton and Loretta (Olberding) Reineke was born January 6, 1936 in Randolph, Nebraska. He attended Randolph schools until the 11th grade, he moved to Forest City in 1952 and graduated in 1954. He entered into the U.S. Army on December 14, 1954 and was honorably discharged on December of 1956. He was married to Bonnye Newell from Garner, IA on April 7, 1958, to this union five children were born.
Ade worked for North Ag Fertilizer plant in Forest City, Forest City Hardware, Ray Peterson Welding, Smith Douglas Fertilizer Plant in Albert Lea, MN, Winnebago Industries, 3M Manufacturing and also the Methodist Church in Forest City. He also helped Norbert Machacek as an electrician. Ade enjoyed helping Larry Lovick and Andy Anderson farm for many years. Ade retired in 1998 from 3M Manufacturing and he and Bonnye have lived on an acreage east of Forest City for 50 years.
Ade enjoyed farming, collecting Allis Chalmers tractors and traveling with his wife Bonnye. Ade lived for his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was a member of St. James Catholic Church where he served as usher and also on the church board for many years.
Ade is survived by his wife, Bonnye of Forest City; children, Dale (Julie) Reineke of Forest City, Tony (Cindy) Reineke of Britt, Ronda Peterson and friend Mark DeVore of Ankeny and LuAnn (Dave) Wiley of Emmetsburg; five grandchildren, Brian (Lindsay) Peterson of Grinnell, Daniel (Sarah) Peterson of Lathrop, MO, Andrea (Derek) Blessen of Urbandale, Jordan Wiley of Emmetsburg and Jenna Wiley of Emmetsburg; five great-grandchildren, Andrew and Alyssa Peterson, Emma and Daniel Gene Peterson and Meadow Blessen; one sister, Evelyn (Duane) Vrieze of Forest City and one brother, David (Donna) Reineke of Forest City and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; infant brother; sisters, Rosemary and Helen Reineke and a brother, Edward Reineke; infant daughter, Charlotte Marie and three grandchildren.