Bernard J. Reindel
Bernard J. Reindel

DELPHOS, Ohio — Bernard J. Reindel, 84, of Delphos, died at 11:35 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at VanCrest Healthcare Center of Delphos.

He was born March 2, 1930, in Delphos, to the late Alfred and Florence (Carder) Reindel.

On April 21, 1951, he was united in marriage to Norma Rose Beining. She preceded him in death on June 15, 1994.


He enjoyed jigsaw puzzles and playing cards. He was a member of Delphos St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, K of C #1362 and Delphos Eagles #471. He was a lifelong farmer.

Survivors include five daughters: Roxann (Louis) Bonifas of Columbus Grove, Karen (Rick) Bruns of Woodburn, Indiana, Donna (Craig) Burkholder of Lima, Ohio, Margie (Greg) Basinger of Columbus Grove and Mary (Stephan) Hodgson of Mansfield; four sons: Louis (Barb) Reindel of Bradford, Ohio, Larry (Amy) Reindel and Robert (Vicki) Reindel, both of Delphos, and Thomas Reindel of Spencerville, Ohio; son-in-law: Pat Ryan of Arizona, brothers-in-law: Ken Bryan and Tom Grubenhoff; 21 grandchildren, and 23 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter: Kathleen Ryan, one grandson: Cody Basinger, and sisters and brother-in-law: Imogene (Len) Elwer, Avian Bryan and Virginia Grubenhoff.

A mass of Christian burial will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, at 10 a.m. at St. John The Evangelist Catholic Church. Father David Reinhart will officiate. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 at Harter and Schier Funeral Home. There will be a parish wake on Tuesday evening at 7:30.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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