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Rosalynde Reinmuth, 84

Rosalynde Corinne Reinmuth, age 84, of Howard Lake, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at the Cokato Manor in Cokato.

She was born July 11, 1929, in Cornish Township, Sibley County, the daughter of Clarence and Elizabeth (Anderson) Nelson. Rosalynde was baptized and confirmed at Cokato Lutheran Church, Cokato.

Rosalynde married Edward Reinmuth Aug. 29, 1948, at Cokato Lutheran Church with the Rev. Oscar Peterson officiating. Their marriage was blessed with two children, and 65 years of blessings together.

They lived in Howard Lake, where Rosalynde joined Ed as a member of St. James Lutheran Church. She became active in the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League and served as a Sunday school teacher.

For many years, Rosalynde was employed by the Howard Lake School District as the head cook for the school’s lunch program, grades 1 through 12.

Rosalynde was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Elizabeth Nelson; brother DeWayne Nelson (Lois); sisters Agnes (Ed) Matilla, Inez (John) Mezyke, and Doris Bacon; and brother-in-law Bob Johnson.

She is survived by her husband, Edward; daughter Diane (Paul) Kobernusz; son Ron Reinmuth; three grandsons, Jeffery (Dana) Kobernusz, Kelly (Raeanna) Kobernusz, and Terry (special friend Julie) Kobernusz; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Muriel Johnson; brother-in-law Kenneth Bacon; nieces; nephews; and many other relatives and friends.

Her funeral service took place Friday, Sept. 13 at 2 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake with the Revs. Michael Nirva and David Taylor officiating. Nancy Butterfass served as organist, with special music by soloist Marge Stueven and the LWML. Interment followed at the Howard Lake Cemetery.

Visitation was Thursday, Sept. 12 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home in Howard Lake, with a 6:30 p.m. prayer; and continued Friday, one hour prior to services at the church.

Pallbearers were Richard Sonstegard, Jeffery Kobernusz, Kelly Kobernusz, Terry Kobernusz, Jim Johnson, and Glenn Nelson.

Rosalynde’s great-grandchildren, Ashley, Zach, Emma, Elizabeth, Noah, Micah, Gadise, Jonah and Riley, were honorary pallbearers.

Arrangements were handled by Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home of Howard Lake; www.swansonpeterson.com.