A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Bronislava Catholic Church in Plover, with Msgr. Jeffrey Burrill officiating. Burial will full military rites will be in the St. Bronislava Parish Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the Pisarski Community Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Plover from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and at the church from 9:30 a.m. Wednesday until the Mass. There will be a parish rosary at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be offered online at www.pisarskifuneralhome.com.
Mr. Reinwand was born Oct. 22, 1921, in Chili, a son of the late Charles and Elsie (Kepert) Reinwand.
He entered the United States Army on Jan. 18, 1943, in Milwaukee and was a veteran of World War II. He served in France, Germany and England. He was at the campaign battles of Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland and Central Europe. He received the World War II Victory Medal, the European African Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon with four Bronze Battle Stars, four overseas Services Bars and the Good Conduct Medal. Before he was honorably discharged on Dec. 18, 1945, at Fort Sheridan, Ill., he helped liberate prisoners in concentration camps.
He was married to Evelyn Immerfall on June 17, 1947, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Bakersville, Wis. She died in 2000.
He was employed by Consolidated Papers for 38 years as a painter and retired in 1983. He served first as vice-president and then president of the Pulp and Sulphide Workers Local Union 94 in the early 1970s.
He also worked at Golden Sands Race Track from the time it opened until 2002. He also sold Avon products for more than 30 years and tended bar at Club Forest.
He volunteered for Special Olympics for over 20 years and was a Scoutmaster for the Boy Scouts of America. He made thousands of rosaries that he donated to mission churches, schools and funeral homes.
For many years he was Santa Claus for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Children’s Program and area nursing homes.
Survivors include four daughters, Sister Rosella and Julie Krueger, both of Plover, Maxine (Pete) Rottscheit, Marshfield, and Darlene “Sam” Reinwand Lamay, Wisconsin Rapids; five sons; Willis, Wisconsin Dells, Mark and Donald (Sheri), both of Plover, and Jerome and Joseph, both of Wisconsin Rapids; four brothers; Norman (Dorothy), Wisconsin Rapids, Ralph, Marshfield, Gib, Pittsville, and Charles (Marion), Chili; one sister-in-law, Donna Immerfall, Marshfield; 19 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
He was also preceded in death by one son, Rev. Edward II; one daughter, Rosemary Reinwand; two sisters, Florence and Frances; and one grandson.