6/22/2022 9:44:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial for Nick Reinartz to be held June 24 in Adams
Nicholas Arthur Reinartz, 87, of Adams, passed away on Friday, June 17, 2022 at the Mayo Clinic Medical Center in Austin. Nick was born on July 5, 1934 in Austin to August and Christina (Schmitz) Reinartz. He attended Sacred Heart Parochial School in Adams and Adams High School. After high school Nick served in the U.S. Army. Nick was united in marriage to Rosalind Lewison Reinartz on June 12, 1956 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Adams. Nick and Rosie raised their family on their dairy farm in Adams Township in Mower County. Nick was a faithful member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Adams as well as the Adams American Legion Post #146, the Knights of Columbus, and Catholic Aid. He also served on the Sacred Heart School Board, Mower County ADA Board, and the AMPI Board. In his spare time he enjoyed wood working, making doll houses for his granddaughters and barns for his grandsons, collecting toy tractors and farm related items and giving nicknames to the grandkids. He was especially fond of talking and visiting with anyone and everyone. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 62 years, Rosie; brothers-in-law, Larry Schaefer and Mark Kupka; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Kathleen and Dave Wiste, Harriette Lewison, and Eugene 'Brother' and Barbie Lewison; great-granddaughter, Quinlynn Reinartz; nephews, Tom and Ray Kiefer, and niece, Heidi Kupka. Nick is survived by children, Deborah (Tom) Felten of Rose Creek, Steve (Darcey) Reinartz of Adams, Mike (Kim) Reinartz of Stewartville, Mark Reinartz of Adams, Brian (Ann) Reinartz of Rose Creek, and Krista (Craig) Hegge of Adams; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandsons; siblings, Paul (Dorothy) Reinartz of Elysian, Mary Ann (Chuck) Keifer of Taopi, Kathy Schaefer of Kasson, and Bonnie Kupka of, Charles City, Iowa; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Richard Lewison of Brownsdale, Sister Joan Lewison OSF of Assisi Heights in Rochester, and Connie (Bob) Irvin of Rose Creek; and many nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 24, 2022 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Adams with Father Antony Arokiyam and Father Gregory Leif officiating. Interment, with military honors by the Adams American Legion Post #146, will follow in the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4-7 p.m. and will continue on Friday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Adams Funeral Home. Clasen-Jordan Mortuary in Austin assisted the family with arrangements.