Bessie Reinitz


Bessie Reinitz

Bessie Reinitz

Bessie E. Reinitz, 92 of Mount Vernon, died Wednesday June 4, 2014 at her home. She was born July 7, 1921 in Mount Vernon, the daughter of Paul and Cordelia (Harrington) Hunt. She married Arno F. Reinitz on August 27, 1938 at Henderson, KY and he preceded her in death on December 27, 2011.
Bessie had baked wedding cakes for many local weddings. She was a member of Trinity Evangelical Church.
She is survived by three sons, Donald Wayne (Sheila) Reinitz of Mount Vernon, Fred (Rachel) Reinitz, of Evansville, and Joseph Daryl Reinitz of Mount Vernon; one daughter, Deborah (Frank) Stieff of Mount Vernon; five generations of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Ivan and Maurice Hunt; three sisters, Catherine Alves, Pauline Gibson and Corine Baxter; and two half-brothers, Charles and Clarence Holder.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday June 6, 2014 at the Stendeback Family Funeral Home with Rev. Dallas Robinson officiating. Burial will be in Bellefontaine Cemetery.
Visitation was from 9 a.m. until service time. Online condolences may be left at stendebackfamilyfuneralhome.com

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