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Violet (Geiszler) ReinboldJune 22, 1929 ~ July 9, 2017 (age 88)
Violet Reinbold, 88, of Aberdeen, passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017, at Avera Mother Joseph Manor in Aberdeen.
Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, July 13, 2017, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 409 2nd Avenue NE, Aberdeen, with Father Grant Lacey and Deacon Patrick Grody officiating.
Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Aberdeen.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, at the mortuary, with a liturgical wake service beginning at 7:00 p.m. Visitation continues one hour prior to Mass at the church on Thursday.
Violet (Geiszler) Reinbold was born on June 22, 1929, to John and Fredericka (Walz) Geiszler in Kulm, ND. At a young age, Violet moved with her family to Ellendale, ND, where she attended school. In her teenage years, Violet was employed for several years at Nodak Café in Ellendale before moving to Aberdeen.
Violet was united in marriage to Lawrence Reinbold on September 10, 1951, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Aberdeen. The couple made Aberdeen their home, where in addition to being a wife and mother, Violet began a career in retail, working at Sears and Herbergers for many years. Following her retirement, Violet was employed part-time for the Northeast Head Start Program. Violet and Lawrence raised four children and shared 65 years of marriage before he passed away on November 6, 2016. Violet continued to reside in Aberdeen until the time of her death.
Violet was an active, life-long member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, where she was a member of the choir. In her spare time, she enjoyed playing cards. Violet was also an avid bowler and a member of the Women’s bowling league for many years.
Blessed to have shared in Violet’s life are her children: Larry Reinbold of Aberdeen, Deborah Ann Pomrenke of Phoenix, AZ, Pam (Jerome “Jerry”) Varilek of Yankton, SD and Jackie (Richard) Rouleau of Mina, SD; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Violet is preceded in death by her husband, her parents, five brothers, and three sisters.