Rose Ellen Reinholt, 81 of Paynesville, died on July 22, 2021 at Koronis Manor in Paynesville. A celebration of her life will be 1:30 pm, Thursday, August 5, 2021 at Johnson Funeral Home in Paynesville. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Clara City.
Rose Ellen Virginia Reinholt was born on January 27, 1940 on the family farm in Granite Falls Township, the fifth daughter of Herman Theodore and Genevieve (Luft) Reinholt. She graduated from Maynard High School in 1958 and resided in Minneapolis where she worked for Northwest National Life Insurance Company and Prudential Insurance Company.
Rose Ellen was very talented with any craft items she took up, including decorative painting, knitting, quilting and many other crafts. She had a giving heart looking after sisters, Judith and Sheila. She also wanted to be an organ donor, saying she wanted to help others.
After several falls and needing care, she moved to Koronis Manor on September 28, 2018 to be near family. She also enjoyed her extended Manor family, taking part in activities and called everyone there by name. Her health failed after a bout of Covid and lastly Shingles.
Rose Ellen is survived by her sisters, Norma Heschke of Paynesville and Janice Phelps of Sauk Rapids and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Rose Ellen was preceded in death by her parents; step-father, Palmer Loe, sisters, Viviette Brammeier, Judith Reinholt, Elaine Emmett and Sheila Medenwaldt and brother, Leon Reinholt.
A special thank you to Marlys Pearson and to the staff at Koronis Manor for the kind and considerate care of Rosie.
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