Shirley was born on June 13, 1935 in Metropolis, Illinois a daughter of Andrew and Helen (Bremer) Rixie. She married Robert “Bob” Ernest Reinhardt April 15, 1953 in Picket, Arkansas and he preceded her in death on December 27, 2011.
Shirley was a professed Christian. She was a member Beggs-Gurley VFW Post 5222 Vienna, Illinois Ladies Auxiliary. She was a homemaker.
Shirley is survived by her daughter, Debbie and husband Jeff Stewart of Mt. Vernon; son, Bill Reinhardt and wife Ysabel of Boca Raton, Florida; five grandchildren, Nick Reinhardt, Neal Reinhardt, Jordan Thompson, Lisa and husband Jeff Bickel and Kyle Stewart; and also six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, Robert “Bob” Ernest Reinhardt .
Graveside Funeral Services for Shirley L. Reinhardt will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Metropolis, IL with Chaplain Jeff Stewart officiating.
For those who wish memorials may be given to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital and will be accepted at the funeral home .
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Newell Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon where you may call 618-246-0100 or visit us online at www.newellfuneralhome for further information.