Funeral services for Mrs. Christine Carolyn Reinke, age 94 of the Mud Creek community, will be conducted Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. at Coffee County Funeral Chapel.
Visitation will be held Friday, May 10, 2013 from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM at the funeral home.
Mrs. Reinke passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2013 in Manchester.
She was born December 16, 1918 in Baltimore, Maryland, the daughter of the late Frank Suslik and Anna Oracki Suslik.
In earlier years, Mrs. Reinke was employed as a phone operator and was also a devoted homemaker. She enjoyed sewing and gardening and was an animal lover. She will be greatly missed by her family including her beloved special dog, Suzie.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Helmut Reinke, who passed away June 6, 1994; a brother, Edwark Suslik; a very special loving niece, Kathy Fortbaught; and a brother-in-law, Joseph Fortbaught.
Survivors include her son, Chris Charles Reinke of the Mud Creek community; two step-sons, Robert Martin Reinke and wife, Kathy of Cantonsville, MD; and Budne Charles Reinke and wife, Diane of Wheaton, MD; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren as well as three sisters, Frances Fortbaught of Baltimore, MD; Gertrude Luthy and husband, Fred of Washougal, WA; and Eleanor Suslik also of Baltimore, MD. Also surviving is a special nephew, Robert Fortbaught of AZ and a special niece, Mary Hartly Leicht of Bel Air, MD and numerous other family members, cousins and loving friends.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made in Memory of Mrs. Reinke to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942
Coffee County Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Christine Reinke.