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Wilma L. Reinbold, 96

  Wilma L. Reinbold went to be with her Lord Sunday, March 18, 2018 at Covenant Glen; age 96 years.  Wilma Poellet was born in Birch Run Township on December 26, 1921 to the late Ludwig and Ella Poellet.   She was married to Rudolph Reinbold on July 22, 1944 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Frankentrost; he predeceased her in 1999.  During World War II, she worked for the effort inspecting airplane parts.  She was later employed at Bronner’s CHRISTtmas Wonderland and devoted time to Immanuel Lutheran Church, their Ladies’ Aid and enjoyed bowling and cards.

  Surviving Wilma are one son and one daughter, Jean Crawford, Frankentrost, MI and Wes (Carol) Reinbold, Frankentrost, MI; seven grandchildren, Ted (Debra) Reinbold, Angela Brendlinger, Amanda (Ray) Jokie, James (Cammie) Crawford, Michael (Beth) Reinbold, Erich (Amy) Reinbold, Heidi (Mike) Chapman; 11 great-grandchildren; one sister, Vita Reinbold, one sister-in-law, Lenore Poellet and many nieces and nephews.

  Besides her husband, Wilma was predeceased by a son, Tom Reinbold; one great-grandson, Jacob Brendlinger, and one brother, Clinton Poellet.

  Funeral services took place on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Frankentrost, Michigan. The Rev. Mark Loest officiated with burial in St. John’s Cemetery, Frankentrost.  

  Wilma’s family would like to thank the staff at Covenant Glen for the love and support they gave Wilma.   In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Immanuel Lutheran Church in Frankentrost.

  Please sign the guest book or share an online condolence with the family at


Marvin E. Weiss, 90

  Marvin E. Weiss passed away peacefully to be with the Lord with family by his side Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at Independence Village in Frankenmuth; age 90 years.  Marvin “Puff” Weiss was born on May 15, 1927 in Frankenmuth, MI to the late Jacob and Linda (Ortner) Weiss.   He was married to Lorraine Hecht on October 4, 1952 at St. Lorenz Lutheran Church; she survives him.  He honorably served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict.  Marvin was a lifelong farmer until his retirement.  He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church of Frankentrost, he served as an elder, an usher, was a member of the Men’s Club and various boards and committees.  Marvin was also a member of the American Legion Post 229 and Farm Bureau. He enjoyed playing cards, traveling and cutting wood.

  Surviving besides his wife Lorraine are his children, Dennis (Lori) Weiss, Saginaw, MI, Sally (Dave) Janson, Reese, MI, James (Marcia) Weiss, Saginaw, MI, Heidi (Dave) Kowalski, Saginaw, MI; nine grandchildren Michael (Jennifer) Weiss, Heather (Phil) Reinbold, Matthew (Sarah) Weiss, Lisa (Nick) Walter, Scott (Elizabeth) Janson, Coryn Houser, Sean Weiss, Nicole Kowalski, Jacob Kowalski; nine great grandchildren, Travis, Karli, Brady, Madison, Clara, Levi, Ryder, Eve, Elyse; two sisters, Hildegard Huber, Ellen (Henry) Bender; sisters-in-laws Margaret, Marion and Betty Weiss, also many nieces and nephews.

  Marvin was preceded in death by brothers and sisters; Selma (Herbert) Hecht, Marie (Reinhold) Block, Marian (Arno) Keinath, Art (Loraine), Wilbur, Andy, Norman (Edna), Victor Weiss and brother-in-law Norman Huber.

  Funeral services took place on Monday, March 19, 2018 at Immanuel Lutheran Church. The Rev. Mark Loest officiated with burial in Eastlawn Memorial Gardens.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Immanuel Lutheran Church Frankentrost or Charity of Donor’s Choice.  Please sign the guest book or share an online condolence with the family at


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