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Jessie Dale Reinhart

Jessie Dale Reinhart    Jessie Dale Reinhart, 89, of Rock Springs, Wyo., died April 15 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born March 26, 1918 in a rural home in Sheridan County, Wyo., the daughter of Bertram Brooks and Florence Mumma.
    She married Charles Clark Reinhart on October 30, 1938 in Buffalo, Wyo. He preceded her in death on June 21, 1984.
    Jessie attended Dry Creek School and graduated from Sheridan High School. She also attended University of Wyoming.
    Jessie was a teacher in a one room schoolhouse in Sheridan County. She also had been employed as a bookkeeper.
    She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Rock Springs. She participated in many church organizations her entire life including Sunday School teacher, United Methodist Women’s organization, editor of church newsletter, church recording secretary. She supported the missionary program.
    She was also a 4-H and Cub Scout leader, Home Makers Club and Campfire Girl’s leader.
    Her interests include gardening, sewing, baking and cooking, genealogy, coin and stamp collecting, record keeping, and spending time with her family and her devotion to the Lord.
    Survivors include two sons Charles B. Reinhart and wife, Ann; William K. Reinhart and wife Louise, all of Rock Springs; four daughters, Peggy J. Patterson and husband Dick, of Hoodsport, Wash.; Patricia K. Green and husband, Thayne of Layton, Utah; Dr. Cheryl L. Rivard and husband, Art of Danville, Ky.; and Carolyn R. Killefer and husband, John of Mahomet, Ill.; 20 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, 2 great great-grandchildren; several cousins, and numerous nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles; parents Bertram and Florence Brooks; two daughters, Joan E. McDonald and Jacqueline Sue Reinhart; twin sister, Martha Kovach; brother, Bertram A. Brooks Jr,; infant brother Jonathan Brooks and granddaughter, Dr. Lindsey Reinhart.
    Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., April 19 at the First United Methodist Church, 1515 Edgar, Rock Springs. Friends were able to call from 6 - 8 p.m., April 18 at Fox Funeral Home, 2800 Commercial Way, Rock Springs and April 19, one hour prior to the services at the church. Interment has taken place in the Rock Springs Municipal Cemetery.
    In lieu of flowers, family request donations in her memory be made to: Gideon International, P.O. Box 1088, Green River, Wyo., 82935 or Lindsey Reinhart Memorial Scholarship Fund, University of Wyoming Foundation, 1200 E. Ivanson Ave., Laramie, Wyo., 82071.