Alice Olive Reinhart, 94

Published 9:41 am Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Alice Olive Reinhart, 94, of Austin, passed away on Monday, July 18, 2011, at St. John’s Lutheran Home in Albert Lea.

Alice Reinhart

She was born Sept. 27, 1916, in Morristown, Minn., the daughter of Emery and Caroline Stiller. She graduated from Waterville Public High School with the class of 1935. In 1938, she entered nurses’ training at Rochester State Hospital with affiliation at Cook County Hospital of Chicago, Ill. She graduated in 1941. After receiving her registered nursing degree, Alice continued working at the Colonial, Kahler and Warrall hospitals in Rochester until 1946. On Nov. 7, 1942, she married Albert O. Reinhart in Rochester. In 1944, Alice started nursing at St. Olaf Hospital. After 30 years of employment, she joined the staff at Burr Oak Manor where she worked for 10 years. A long-time member of First United Methodist Church and church circle, Alice enjoyed taking long walks, scenic drives, fishing with her family in northern Minnesota and being a homemaker.

She is survived by her son, Stephen Reinhart; daughter, Susan Reinhart, both of Austin; granddaughter, Jessica Iverson of Austin; grandson, Alex Reinhart of Albert Lea; two great-grandchildren, Mariah and Joshua Iverson of Austin.

Email newsletter signup

Alice was preceded in death by her parents; husband; four sisters and three brothers.

Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday, July 21, at First United Methodist Church with The Rev. Marilee Benson officiating. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Worlein Funeral Home, Austin and at the church one hour prior to the service. Interment is at Grandview Cemetery in Austin. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at The family prefers memorials to First United Methodist Church Scholarship Fund.