Jerome J. “Jerry” Reinhold, 85, of Glen Carbon died at on Friday, May 15, 2015 at Eden Village Care Center.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19 at Weber & Rodney Funeral Home in Edwardsville. A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 20 at St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church in Glen Carbon. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
He was born on Sept. 9, 1929 in Waterloo to Leo and Margaret (Fogelpole) Reinhold. He married Shirley “Jean” DeMonbrun on Nov. 29, 1952 at Waterloo. She survives.
Mr. Reinhold retired as a salesman for Richards Brick in Edwardsville.
He was a member of St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church in Glen Carbon and was a 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus Council 1143 in Edwardsville. He was also an active member of St. Boniface and St. Cecilia’s Catholic Churches. He was a former member of the Edwardsville Optimist Club.
He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who supported many of his grandchildren’s activities. He enjoyed watching the St. Louis Rams, pitching horseshoes, playing golf, and bowling.
Other survivors include daughters, Suzanne (James) Gallatin of Highland and Linda (Peter) Reimers of Cary, Ill.; grandchildren, Jeremy (Christina) Gallatin of St. Peters, Mo., Emily (Adam) Geerts of Morton, Ill., Ben Gallatin of St. Charles, Mo., Amanda Gallatin (special friend, Aaron Hughes) of Medford, Ore., Marie (Adam) Houghton of Bloomington, Ill., Molly (Matthew) Latza of Grayslake, Ill.; and great-grandchildren, Abigail and Matthew Gallatin, Ava and Griffin Geerts, Claire and Lydia Houghton, and Taylor, Ava and Ashley Latza.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Glen Reinhold; and a sister, Dorothy Reinhold.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois or the St. Vincent DePaul Society.