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Ed Reineke was a Bluffton High School graduate

Charles Edward Reineke, 68, died Nov. 16, 2020, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay.  Ed was born Feb. 9, 1952 in Sidney, Ohio, to the late Charles and Beatrice (Mendenhall) Reineke. On Feb. 25, 1989 he married Dawn Rose Reineke who survives.

Ed graduated from Bluffton High School. He worked as a service technician for Whirlpool Corporation in Findlay.  Ed was a member of First United Methodist Church in Bluffton.  

Survivors include his wife, Dawn Reineke of Bluffton; three children, Jennifer (Shawn) Smith of Cygnet, Ohio, Jana (Norman) Meeks of Thompson Station, Tennessee, Taylor (Robin) Reineke of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; two grandchildren, Oliver Smith and Marlee Meeks and a brother, Sam (Janette) Reineke of Bluffton. 

Ed was preceded in death by a sister, JoAnn Blosser.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 19, at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Bluffton. Pastor Bob Clinger officiating. Private burial will take place in Maple Grove Cemetery, Bluffton. Face coverings will be required at the service. 

Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church or to the charity of the donor's choice.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.

Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services is honored to be providing services to the Reineke family.