Maxine Reinhart


PAYNE -- Maxine R. Reinhart, 92, Payne, died Friday, December 27, 2013, at the Vancrest of Antwerp.

She was born June 9, 1921, in Paulding County, Ohio, the daughter of Harry R. and Madge Belle (Stouffer) Smith. On December 2, 1940, she married Howard O. Reinhart, who preceded her in death on March 15, 1985. She was a member of Divine Mercy Catholic Church, the Altar Rosary Society and the Little Flower Study Club, Payne. She retired from the former Cassell Jewelry Store of Paulding, Ohio. She formerly did domestic cleaning and was a custodian at Paulding Elementary School.

She is survived by three sons, Richard (Alyce) Reinhart of Paulding, Doug (Beth) Reinhart of Onalaska, Wisconsin, and David (Linda) Reinhart, Bryan; a daughter, Donna (Steve) Crowley, Payne; a sister, Juleah Sinn, Paulding; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and a great-great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; grandchild, Kathleen R. Crowley; a brother, Richard Smith; and two sisters, Helen Rager and Donna Crone.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, January 2, at Divine Mercy Catholic Parish, Payne. There will be no visitation.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations made to Masses or Vancrest of Antwerp activity fund. Online condolences may be sent to

Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding, is handling arrangements.

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