Anne Reinke

Anne R. Reinke made her transition on August 17, 2014 in Santa Rosa at the age of 93. She loved life and brought a positive attitude to every phase of it. Anne was born in Seattle, WA, graduated from Snohomish High School and attended college at the University of Washington. She married Walter Henry Reinke on Sept. 13, 1943. While raising her family she taught elementary school for many years in Concord, CA.  When Walter’s career brought them to Antioch they quickly became active in the community.  Anne joined The Chamber of Commerce; The Woman’s Club of Antioch (President 1970s) and founded a Campfire Girls group (1964). Upon relocating to Spring Lake Village in Santa Rosa (1998) she served on the Food, Garden, Fun & Games committees and founded the Pinochle Club.

She loved to travel, seeing Germany, France, Italy, Scandinavia, China, Thailand, Mexico, most of the USA and Hawaii. She expressed her creativity in many forms: quilting, beading, Santa dolls, and was always a great cook and wonderful hostess. A life-long metaphysician, Anne was an active in the Centers for Spiritual Living.

She was a loving mother and is survived by her children: Reynolds and Barbara Sue Reinke, Toni Lizotte, Louise and Roger Brandt; grandchildren: Jason Lizotte, Nathan Lizotte, Christopher and Christine Reinke; great-grandchildren: Wyatt, Gavin, and Luke Reinke.

Memorial Service will be held on Sat., Sept. 27 at 2 pm in the Chapel of the Resurrection at Spring Lake Village, 5555 Montgomery Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95409. Remembrances in Anne's honor may be directed to The Welfare League of Santa Rosa, 126 - 4th St, Santa Rosa, CA 95401.

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