In Memory of

Floyd P. Reinert

December 27, 1922 - June 17, 2015
Floyd was born on December 27, 1922 to Peter and Emma (Ament) Reinert in Cherokee County. He was baptized and confirmed in the Catholic faith. Floyd attended county school, one year at Meriden High School and graduated from Quimby High School in 1940. In World War II, he served in the Pacific theatre aboard a destroyer, the U.S.S. Stoddard. Floyd married Hilda Henke on January 7, 1947. She preceded him in death in August 1976. He later married Evelyn Wilson on December 21, 1986. Following his discharge from service, he worked for Scothorn Contruction and in 1951 began his own business, Reinert Machine Shop. Floyd operated his business until he retired in December 1987. Floyd enjoyed visiting family and friends. He also enjoyed his many fishing trips to Canada and especially enjoyed his trips to Texas in the winter months. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church where he attended regularly, participated in the Knights of Columbus as a Fourth Degree Knight and was lifetime member of the V.F.W. Floyd was preceded in death by his parents, wife Hilda, son Ralph Reinert, grandson Zachary Reinert, brother Carl Reinert, three sisters including Dorothy Tolzin, Mildred Callison, Verna Sticka and second wife Evelyn. He is survived by children: Janet (Ralph) Reinert of Fort Worth, Texas; Phillip (Sharon) Reinert of Cherokee; Paul (Susan) Reinert of Cherokee; Michael (Brenda) Reinert of Alta; Mary Jo (Ted) Cline of Cherokee; John (Lorie) Reinert of Cherokee; Dale (Lisa) Reinert or Storm Lake; Elizabeth Reinert of Cherokee; and Floyd Peter (Janet) Reinert of Lakeside; sister Helen Elliot of Colorado; step-son Michael (Michelle) Wilson of Ames; nineteen grandchildren, twenty-one great grandchildren, three step-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee.
Father Dan Guenther
Matt Reinert Jadon Reinert Christopher Reinert Tyler Reinert Nathan Reinert Kelly Cline Kevin Cline
Visitation will begin at 2:00 P.M. Monday, with the family present from 5-7 P.M. Monday night at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee. There will be a 7 P.M. prayer service followed by a K.C. Rosary Monday following the visitation at the funeral home.
Organist- Charlotte Groves Vocalists- I.C. Funeral Choir
Mt. Calvary Cemetery Cherokee, Iowa


Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“ Sorry for the loss of your loved one. Ed and Terri(Urban)Nelson.”
- Teresa F. Nelson
Monday, June 22, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“Solidly MAN, Floyd was always honest and straight-forward in his relationships. He was equally solid in living fully a life of service for God and Country. I bless his memory and join all mourners with prayerful remembrance, and thanksgiving, for his days among us. Fr. Gene ”
- Fr. Gene E. Sitzmann
Monday, June 22, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“Sorry for your loss.May Floyd rest in Peace.”
- Diana Driggs
Monday, June 22, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“Our sympathy goes to the Reinert family. His presence will be missed on this earth.”
- Dale & Helen Sturgeon
Monday, June 22, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“I am so sorry to hear of Uncle Floyd's passing... many fond memories of when all of you came to MN to visit. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Love, Kathy Saenger ”
- Kathy Saenger
Monday, June 22, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“Sorry to hear about the passing of your dad Floyd. I always respected him as a person as well as an employee! ”
- Brian Cedar
Monday, June 22, 2015 at 12:00 AM
Monday, June 22, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“Our sympathy and prayers to Floyd's family. May you find comfort in the love of your family and caring of friends. ”
- Jim and Brenda Perrin
Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you.”
- Richard and Jeannette Ott
Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“John so sorry to see that your dad passed. My dad died this past December so I know the hole it leaves in your life. Sure remember with lots of smiles our past friendship. Thinking of your family at this time. ”
- John and Becky Bik
Friday, June 19, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“May Floyd rest in peace.”
- Ron and Jan Witcombe
Friday, June 19, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“So sorry for the loss of your dad”
- Kevin and Kathi Halder
Friday, June 19, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“All of you have lots of memories to think about and share with each other. Sorry for your loss.”
- Daniel and Shirley Nielsen
Friday, June 19, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“John and Laurie, we are so sorry, we didn't know when you was here today, again we are so sorry.”
- Barbara Evans
Friday, June 19, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“Our sympathy to the family of Floyd Reinert, we have known Floyd and his family for many years and always enjoyed his company.”
- chuck & Joanne Clark
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