Charles A. Reinsbach, Janesville, WI (1937 - 2013)
May 4, 1937 - March 13, 2013
Charles A. Reinsbach, age 75, a lifelong Janesville resident, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at his home with his family by his side, following a 5 year battle with cancer. He was born May 4, 1937, in Janesville, the son of Mathew and Anna (Kintzle) Reinsbach. Charles served honorably in the U.S. Navy, worked many jobs throughout his life, and retired from HUFCOR in 2007. He had 32 years of happiness with his soul mate, Beverly LaVeen. He loved to go camping and fishing. He also loved to travel and took his final trip driving to Florida in October to visit his sister for 3 weeks. He didn't let cancer stop him from doing what he loved.
Charles is survived by his mother, Anna, of Janesville; his sister, JoAnn Mattson of Florida; his two brothers, Leonard (Sharon) Reinsbach of Joplin, MO, and Edward (Kathy) Reinsbach of Janesville; his two sons, Matthew and Walter Reinsbach of New York; and two grandsons, Gerard and Dominick. He is further survived by the love of his life, Beverly; and her children: Kelly (Rich) Erdman, Randy LaVeen, and Sherry (Doug) LaVeen, all of Janesville; her grandchildren: Lindsey, twins Amber and Ashley, Brittany, Richie Jr., Bobby Jo, Brooke, and Anna; three great-grandchildren: Bella, Michael, and Angelina; and by many other relatives; friends; including his special friend, Bob (Lana) Ames, of Beloit, WI. He was preceded in death by his father, Mathew Reinsbach; his sister, Ruth Ann; and by the mother of his children, Ruth.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at the WHITCOMB-LYNCH FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, with Rev. Dan Grimes officiating. Burial with Military Rites by the V.F.W. Kienow-Hilt Post 1621 will take place in Oak Hill Cemetery. Friends may call on Monday, March 18, 2013, from 5 until 7 p.m. or from 10 until 11 a.m. on Tuesday, at the FUNERAL HOME.
Charles' family would like to thank Dr. Shekhani and the Oncology Staff at Mercy Hospital & Trauma Center. They also want to extend a special thank you to Pastor Daniel Grimes, Mercy Hospice, and especially to nurses Angie and Deb for all of their patience, care, time, and help.
Whitcomb-Lynch Funeral Home & Cremation Services
21 S. Austin Rd., (608)752-2444