Margie E. Reinhardt, 89, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 6:20 a.m. on Friday, January 5, 2018 at Granite Nursing and Rehabilitation in Granite City.
She was born August 7, 1928 in Wynn, Arkansas, a daughter of the late James Ellis and Julia (Singleton) Parker.
She married Richard C. Reinhardt on December 7, 1968 at St. John United Church of Christ in Granite City and he survives.
She had worked with the Granite City School District with many years of service as a crossing guard. She had sold stamps to children in their school days and was an active member of the P.T.A. throughout her children’s school years.
She was a member of Mt. Zion General Baptist Church in Granite City, had a love of flowers and enjoyed her days of sewing, gardening, cooking and canning. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother and will be remembered for the love and special times shared with her family and friends.
In addition to her beloved husband, she is survived by her seven children and their spouses, Cathie Bobb of Granite City, Charles Richard and Pamela Tanksley of Granite City, Ricky Reinhardt Jr. of Granite City, Dianne and Mel Chouinard of St. Louis, Robert and Diane Benner of Granite City, Kim and Doug Grace of Granite City and Patricia Reinhardt Baker of Granite City; many grandchildren; great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; one brother, Will Parker of Parma, Missouri; many nieces; nephews; other extended family and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Richard Bobb; grandson, Donald Joe Moseley; great grandson, Andrew Moseley; one brother, T.J. Parker and four sisters, Erma Gregory, Alma Brock, Frances Kirk and Sarah Hewson.
In celebration of her life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. where funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.
Burial will follow at St. John Cemetery on Maryville Road in Granite City.
Memorials may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and may be accepted at the funeral home.
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