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Janet Theresa (Schmidt) Rheinecker

February 10, 1949 ~ April 17, 2017 (age 68)

Janet Theresa Rheinecker of Sylvania, Ohio passed away on Monday, April 17th, 2017 at the age of 68.  The daughter of George and Marie Schmidt, she was born in St. Louis, Missouri on February 10th, 1949. 

Janet attended Fontbonne University in St. Louis and later graduated from Ohio State University. She taught at several schools for over a decade and then was employed as a paralegal at Gallon and Takacs Law Firm in Toledo to end her career.
She was an active member of the Saint Joseph Sylvania Catholic Church, attending mass weekly and participating in a church quilting group.  Janet was a devout Ohio State Buckeye football fan and avid Saint Louis Cardinals baseball fan.  In her younger years she played golf, ice skated, and swam laps for exercise at a local YMCA.  In retirement she learned how to prepare taxes and will forever be known for her knitting, which consisted of everything from children's outfits to stuffed animals to toy airplanes.
She married Elmer Henry Rheinecker on July 12th, 1969 in St. Louis.  She is survived by her husband Chuck; daughter Lynda (Justin) Forman of Santa Rosa, CA; sons Michael (Lauren) Rheinecker (granddaughters Madeline and Brooke of San Jose, CA); Thomas Rheinecker of Toledo, OH; and Matthew (Kimberly) Rheinecker of Dundee, MI.  She was preceded in death by her parents. 
In accordance with her final wishes, she will be cremated.  A viewing will be held from 4:00p.m.- 8:00p.m. on Thursday, April 20th at Reeb Funeral Home, 5712 Main Street, Sylvania, OH 43560. A memorial service will be held at 1:00p.m., Friday, April 21, 2017 at the St. Joseph Sylvania Catholic Church, 5373 Main Street, Sylvania, OH 43560, with a luncheon to follow.

Remembrances may be made to St. Joseph Sylvania Catholic Church. Online condolences may be communicated at 

 Service Information

April 20, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Reeb Funeral Home
5712 Main Street
Sylvania, OH 43560

Funeral Mass
April 21, 2017

1:00 PM
St. Joseph Catholic Church - Sylvania
5373 Main Street
Sylvania, OH 43560

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