Maxine Reinertson

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  • "We are still missing Maxine, always will. What a blessing..."
    - Robin Michalek
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    - Conni Olson
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Vancouver Funeral Chapel | Funeral Homes Vancouver WA
110 East 12th Street
Vancouver, WA

April 28, 1921 ~ April 5, 2015

Maxine Patricia Reinertson, 93, of Vancouver, WA, passed away with her family on April 5, 2015, of natural causes at her son's home in Rochester, WA. She was born in Vancouver on April 28, 1921. She was a student at the Academy and then graduated from Vancouver High School and continued on to Clark College.
Maxine was married to Morris Reinertson on April 17, 1944, they were married 20 years before his untimely death while Elk Hunting in the Blue Mountains.
Maxine and Morris owned their own heating and appliance business downtown Vancouver for several years. She closed the business and in later years worked and retired from Northwest Natural Gas in Portland and Vancouver.
Maxine enjoyed playing bridge, bingo, and other card games with long time friends and the occasional casino trip. Poker with family during the holidays was always a highlight for her. She loved all sports and enjoyed keeping score for her son John's baseball team and traveling with the family for games.
Maxine is survived by her son, John (Debbie); her two grandsons, Joshua (Brandon) and Christopher (Andrea); and her new granddaughter, Reece Marie.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Morris; and her parents, John and Anna Laipple.
The funeral service will be held at 1:00 on Fri., April 10, 2015 at Vancouver Funeral Chapel, 110 East 12th St., Vancouver, WA. Burial will follow the funeral at Park Hill Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Vancouver Funeral Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation may be given to Providence SoundHomeCare and Hospice, 3432 South Bay Road NE, Olympia, WA 98506.
The family of Maxine Reinertson wishes to thank all the nurses and other caregivers for helping us care for her in our home, we couldn't have done it alone. We would also like to let her friends at Courtyard Village know that she loved her time there with you all, and lastly, the friends that stayed in contact with her to the end, she loved receiving your thoughtful cards and calls.
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Published in The Columbian on Apr. 7, 2015
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