Jean M. Reinke
Date of Birth
September 15, 1946
Omaha, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
April 28, 2024
Syracuse, Nebraska
Mass of Christian Burial Directions

Saturday, May 4, 2024 ~ 10:30 a.m.
St. Mary Catholic Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska
Interment at Ashland Cemetery ~ Ashland, Nebraska

Visitation & Rosary Directions

Saturday, May 4, 2024
Visitation ~ 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Rosary ~ 10:00 a.m.
St. Mary Catholic Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska

Jean M. Reinke, 77 of Elmwood, NE entered into eternal rest Sunday April 28, 2024 at Good Samaritan Society in Syracuse, NE.  She was born September 15, 1946 in Omaha, NE to Francis and Mary (Hartman) Reinke.   Jean graduated from Ashland High School in 1964 and she received her master’s degree in library science from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln.  She worked as a librarian for Elmwood-Murdock Public Schools for 43 years.

Jean was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Elmwood and she participated at the Cass County Fair.  She was a past secretary of the Bess Streeter Aldrich Foundation.  She enjoyed reading western and mystery novels, tending to her flowers and needle work.

She is survived by her sister, Mary Frances Reinke and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Francis and Mary Reinke.

Condolences for Jean M. Reinke
    • April 30, 2024 - 3 weeks ago

    May Jean rest in peace in Gods hands.

  2. Deanna Sporhase
    • May 1, 2024 - 3 weeks ago

    Nice picture of Jeannie. She always had beautiful flowers.

  3. Virginia (Schweitzer) Rogers
    • May 1, 2024 - 3 weeks ago

    So sorry to hear of her passing.
    She was an amazing librarian and she was so good to us kids❤️

  4. Col. Earl Stander
    • May 2, 2024 - 3 weeks ago

    Honored to of worked with her for many years. She was one of few that encouraged me to go to auction school and supported the career. She clerked many auctions in all kinds of weather as a supplement to her teaching income. We also served on the Bess S. Aldrich Found Board for many years with many fund raisers and quilt shows. She seemed to care deeply about students and pets without homes. She had a gift for Fair exhibits whether her flowers or her counted cross stitch projects. She’ll always remain in our hearts..

  5. Gary Reiners
    • May 3, 2024 - 3 weeks ago

    I was a teacher at Elmwood Murdock when Jean was librarian. I enjoyed visiting with her and she was always so helpful with my students research projects.

  6. Darlene Middleton
    • May 4, 2024 - 3 weeks ago

    Work for Jean tor many years she was my friend

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