Marvene J. Reinke

Marvene J. Reinke, 68 of Merrimack, NH, and formerly of Syracuse, NY, died Friday April 25, 2014 in Pensacola, FL from injuries sustained after being struck by an automobile.

She was born in Osmond, NE, on Jan. 9, 1946, a daughter of the late Randolph L. and Marie (Mikkelsen) Sorensen.

Marvene was a very active member of Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Manchester, NH, where she served on many committees. She loved doing her needlework, traveling and her friends and family.

Before retirement, she was employed at Wal-Mart in Amherst, as a Sports Dept. retail clerk.

She is pre-deceased by a daughter Julie Reinke who died in 2010, a brother Howard Sorensen, a sister Ruth Sorensen and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Bernard and Betty Reinke.

Members of her family include her husband of 47 years, David Reinke of Merrimack, NH; a son and daughter-in-law, Timothy and Angelie Reinke of Cantonment, FL; a daughter, Tania Miles of Colorado Springs, CO; two grandchildren, Brennon Dupee, and Nathan Reinke; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Harry and Shirley Sorensen of Colorado Springs, CO, Harold and Bonnie Sorensen of Lafayette, CO, and Harvey and Margot Sorensen of Creighton, NE; a sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Gary Smith of Bakersfield, CA; and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be in Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 65 Sagamore St., Manchester, NH, Friday May 9, 2014 from 6-9 PM. Funeral service will be held in the church on Sat at 10 AM. Burial will follow in Last Rest Cemetery, Merrimack, NH. For those who wish, in lieu of flowers memorial contributions maybe made to the Gethsemane Lutheran Church Memorial Fund in her name.

The Rivet Funeral Home 425 Daniel Webster Highway, Merrimack, NH, is in charge of arrangements.

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