Kay Francis Reinartz

Birth
Rose Creek, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Death 16 Apr 2011 (aged 72)
Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 119091031 · View Source
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Dr. Kay Francis Reinartz died April 16, 2011, in Seattle, Wash., after a courageous battle with a malignant brain tumor.

Kay is the youngest daughter of five born to Martin and Alice Hansen Reinartz Jan. 30, 1939, in Rose Creek. She was a graduate of Rose Creek High School and furthered her education with a Masters degree in American studies at the University of Minnesota and a PhD in American studies at the University of New Mexico. She taught at several universities. She and her husband, Richard, settled in Seattle where she wrote five books on community and regional history. Kay was very active in 4-H and school activities during her school years. Kay, with Richard, loved to travel seeing many parts of the world, spelunking, hiking and mountain climbing, and more recently, ballroom dancing.

She is survived by her beloved husband, two sisters, many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Betty Jensen and Lavonne Reinartz. Memorial services are at a later date.

Austin Daily Herald, Austin, Minnesota, Thursday, April 28, 2011.


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  • Created by: Linda Christensen
  • Added: 21 Oct 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 119091031
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Kay Francis Reinartz (20 Jan 1939–16 Apr 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 119091031, ; Maintained by Linda Christensen (contributor 47129807) Unknown.