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Emily Reinking

Female 1891 - 1988  (96 years)


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  • Name Emily Reinking 
    Nickname Millie 
    Born 04 Jun 1891  Tipton, Mitchell County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 16 Jan 1988  Downs, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 18 Jan 1988  Downs Cemetery, Downs, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I492  Thompson
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2004 

    Father Christian Frederick Reinking,   b. 27 Apr 1850, West Phalia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1935, Tipton, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Catharina Elizabeth Guhn,   b. 17 Oct 1861, Schleswig Holstein, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1949, Tipton, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 04 Apr 1879 
    Family ID F170  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henry Neumeyer,   b. 20 Jun 1891,   d. 1973  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 27 Apr 1915  Tipton, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • No Children.
    Last Modified 6 May 2003 
    Family ID F184  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1910 United States Federal Census Record - Pittsburg, Mitchell County, Kansas - Sheet 7 A
    1910 United States Federal Census Record - Pittsburg, Mitchell County, Kansas - Sheet 7 A

  • Notes 
    • Millie Neumeyer
      Millie Neumeyer, daughter
      of Chris and Catherine Guhn
      Reinking, was born June 4,
      1891, at Tipton, Ks. She passed
      away at the Downs Nursing
      Center at the age of 96 years, 7
      months and 12 days.
      Millie was baptized in the
      Lutheran faith and later on in
      life was confired in the Tipton
      Lutheran Church. She attended
      the Tipton Public School.
      Shw was united in marriage to
      Henry Neumeyer of Alta Vista,
      Ks., on April 27 1915, at the
      Lutheran Church in Tipton.
      Millie and her husband lived on
      a farm by Alta Vista, later on in
      life they moved to town, and
      operated a restaurant in Alta
      Vista. In November of 1956 they
      moved to Downs, Ks. She was a
      member of the Downs Lutheran
      Church.
      Preceding Millie in death were
      her parents, husband Henry in
      1973; five sisters, and four
      brothers. She is survived by two
      sisters, Mrs. Minnie Litke of
      Seneca, Ks., and Kathryn
      Kasky of Isanti, Mn.; and one
      brother Carl Reinking of
      Downs; many nieces and nep-
      hews and a host of friends.
      Funeral services were held
      Monday, Jan. 18, 1988, at 10:00
      0'clock a.m. at the Downs Zion
      Lutheran Church with pastor
      Ronald W. Fricke officiating.
      The hymns, "In the Garden,"
      and "How Great Thou Art"
      were by soloist, Mrs. Bob
      Schoen, accompanied by organ-
      ist, Mrs. Harold Guhn.
      Those serving as pallbearers
      were Larry Tonne, Mike Foster,
      Darrel Wiles, Edward Reinking,
      Eldon TenEyck, and Allen
      Fisher.
      Burial was made in the Downs
      Cemetery.
      A memorial has been estab-
      lished to the church.

      Thurs., Jan. 21, 1988
      Downs News and Times
      We extend our sympathy to the family of Millie Neumeyer, who passed away here at DNC Saturday, Jan. 16.


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