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“I cant say this about many people Ive met in this life, but I have been blessed to have known John. He loved and lived with zeal. A commited man of...Read More »
1 of 34 | Posted by: Dave Clevenger - Loveland, CO

“John was a dear friend and classmate for 16 years, at Hebron schools and the University of North Dakota. A special man with a special wife. My...Read More »
2 of 34 | Posted by: Lois Klick Noah - Crookston, MN

“"Mr. Reinbold" was a wonderful teacher. He was a great influence on me when he taught at Warren High School. One Halloween He caught me...Read More »
3 of 34 | Posted by: Jayne Magoris Wisler - Dodgeville, WI

“Mr. Reinbold was the best teacher ever, I will always remember him with deep respect and love. God bless Mr. Reinbold and his wonderful family. ”
4 of 34 | Posted by: Dale Ljunggren - Navasota, TX

“I shall never forget Mr. Reinbold. One of the best teachers I ever had. I borrowed some his techniques ("put away everything but a pencil") with my...Read More »
5 of 34 | Posted by: Eloise Wheeler - Akron, OH

“Reinbold Family - My deepest and most sincere sympathy to all of you. John was a good man and will be missed. Take care and treasure the memories....Read More »
6 of 34 | Posted by: Pat Fuchs - Wahpeton, ND

“Our deepest sympathy to the entire John Reinbold family. John was a great man and we enjoyed hearing from him from time to time at the Hebron Herald. ”
7 of 34 | Posted by: Chester and Jane Brandt - Hebron, ND

“Reinbold Family, My thoughts and prayers are with you. I first got to know John as my English Instructor at NDSCS. He was a stickler for details.....Read More »
8 of 34 | Posted by: Bruce Eckre - Wahpeton/Bismarck, ND

“He was a great teacher. I had him in junior high, he loved to teach!! He also knew how to get our attention....does anyone remember the yard stick...Read More »
9 of 34 | Posted by: Deb (Wages) Myrfield - Warren, MN

“Mr. Reinbold taught English/literature to the Dental Hygiene class of 1976. He created in me a love to learn new words and expand my vocabulary. At...Read More »
10 of 34 | Posted by: Mary Gaffrey-Knier - Fargo, ND

“Your are in my thoughts and prayers. susan tschider ”
11 of 34 | Posted by: Susan Kaip Tschider - Bismarck, ND

“Sorry to hear of John's passing. Reading it in today's Forum brought back some Warren memories. For four years we were teachers in the high school,...Read More »
12 of 34 | Posted by: Rick Holman - Mayville, ND

“Many fond memories come to mind, from his excellent laugh to his ability to be thoughtful and serious. My heartfelt condolences to all of his family...Read More »
13 of 34 | Posted by: Mary Jean Newcomer - Escondido, CA

“I remember Mr. Reinbold to be a fine man and teacher. ”
14 of 34 | Posted by: Ray Omdahl

“Uncle Johnny was a good man, loved his wife and family, taught others, and brought joy to so many lives. Isn't that what life is all about? ...Read More »
15 of 34 | Posted by: Cindy and Raafat - Cairo

“Some of the best times of my Life were in the presence of John Reinbold. Seeing and being with Dad's big brother and his family were among the...Read More »
16 of 34 | Posted by: Brian Reinbold - St Charles, IL

“I was so sorry to hear of your Dads passing.. I have lots of memories of my time with your Mom and Dad ..I lived across from them in the apartment....Read More »
17 of 34 | Posted by: ,Marilyn Basore - Colfax, ND

“Your Dad was a great teacher. No one will ever forget him. I was in the class of 66'. He lived across the river from my family. GOD bless his memory...Read More »
18 of 34 | Posted by: Sandra(Stone)Forslund Warren,Minn

“I remember babysitting all of the Reinbold "kiddies" when our parents (Carl and Florence) went out! I also have wonderful memories of Mr. Reinbold...Read More »
19 of 34 | Posted by: Lavelle (Lovie) Johnson Graham - MN

“Sending sympathy to all of Mr. Reinbolld's family & friends. It was a true privilege to have him as an English teacher in Warren, Mn. So many fond...Read More »
20 of 34 | Posted by: Patricia Engelstad Gould - MN

“Family of John Reinbold, I had the honor and privilege to know and work for Mr. Reinbold when I was a student at NDSCS. He was a wonderful man and...Read More »
21 of 34 | Posted by: Cindy (Honl) Buttke - Fargo, ND

“My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Reinbold. He was a rare teacher who recognized situations and talents in his students that...Read More »
22 of 34 | Posted by: Kathleen West - Garland, TX

“I had John for Geography in high school in Warren. He was one of those teachers who left an impression. My sympathy to you. ”
23 of 34 | Posted by: Jerrilyn (Olson) Potucek - Warren, MN

“Mr. Reinbold was one of the finest teachers of the time I spent in Warren High School. In later years I enjoyed a visit with him here and there in...Read More »
24 of 34 | Posted by: Gwen Charboneau McIntyre - Fargo, ND

“I had John as a English teacher in Warren, he was a great teacher, May all the good memories of him help his family through this difficult time of ...Read More »
25 of 34 | Posted by: Rick Olson - Billings, MT

“Dear Family: In 2005, at a Hebron ND (John's hometown) class reunion, I was able to sit with Johnny & Coney at the high school gym and watch a...Read More »
26 of 34 | Posted by: Cheryl Lohmann - Dickinson, ND

“To Johns family, our deepest sympathy to you all. A wonderful son, brother, husband, dad, teacher and friend has gone HOME to his MAKER and to Coney...Read More »
27 of 34 | Posted by: Agnes Kitzan - Bowman, ND

“I so enjoyed the history John wrote about the Kaip family. Still do. ”
28 of 34 | Posted by: JoAnn (Kaip) Weber - New Town, ND

“A nice man who will be truly missed. ”
29 of 34 | Posted by: John T. Korsmo

“Have many fond memories of our time spent with John and Coney especially at the lake cottage.He was a great man and will be missed.My deepest...Read More »
30 of 34 | Posted by: Rose Reinbold - Bismarck, ND

“I will always cherish the visits by John and Coney and the whole family when we were young. Johns laugh, jokes and quirks will always be remembered. ...Read More »
31 of 34 | Posted by: Russ Reinbold

“We will remember uncle John as a humble, intelligent gentleman. He, Uncle Leo and Brian would stay in our "Hunting trailer" during deer season and...Read More »
32 of 34 | Posted by: Pat and Denise Lorge - amidon, ND

“My thoughts and prayers to everyone. Sandra ”
33 of 34 | Posted by: Sandra Faye aka Sandy Kaip - WA

“My sincere condolences to my cousins. John was a very special uncle. The memories of your family visits to Hebron are very special to me. I was...Read More »
34 of 34 | Posted by: Annette Reinbold Keller - ND


John Reinbold, 81, formerly Wahpeton, ND, passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at Pioneer Cottages, Fergus Falls, MN. The Funeral Mass will be Monday January 14, 2012 at 1:30 PM at St. John's Catholic Church, Wahpeton. Visitation will be Sunday, from 4 PM to 6 PM with a 5 PM Prayer Vigil at Willow Creek Chapel, Wahpeton, and one hour before the service at the church on Monday. Interment will be at Fairview Memorial Gardens, Wahpeton. Vertin-Munson Funeral Home, Wahpeton, is in charge of arrangements. John Anthony Reinbold was born on August 26, 1931 to hungarian immigrants, Simon and Elizabeth (Kaip) Reinbold at Glen Ullin, ND. He attended local school and graduated from Hebron High School in 1948. He then attended college at the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks receiving a Masters Degree in English. On August 31, 1953 John entered the U.S. Army at Fort Lee, VA. He was honorably discharged on August 30, 1956. He married Mary Colleen "Coney" Cook on December 29, 1954 at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Grand Forks, ND. The couple lived in Colorado Springs, CO and Richmond, VA while John was in the service. In 1958 the couple moved to Warren, MN where John worked in the school district from 1958-1969. He then began his 21 year employment with the North Dakota State College of Science from 1969-1990. The couple raised their family in Wahpeton. "Coney" died on November 11, 2009 and John continued to reside at the Twin Town Villa, Breckenridge, MN until entering the Pioneer Cottages, Fergus Falls, MN in February of 2012. John was a member of St. John's Catholic Church, Kiwanis, Elks, Woody Keeble VFW Post No. 4324, DAV, Hafner-Miller-Ross American Legion Post No. 20 and the Minnesota Education Association. He wrote a history book "100 Year History of NDSCS" and wrote several articles in the Life Options Generations in Fargo, ND. He enjoyed running, writing and photography. The couple built a lake home on West McDonald Lake, MN and enjoyed living there in the summer with family. He is survived by his children; Joel (Cathleen) Reinbold, Freeport, Ill, Beth (Mike) Stewart, Hudson, CO, Jeffrey Reinbold, Bismarck, ND and Brenda (Dave) Clevenger, Loveland, CO, 6 grandchildren; Phillip, Daniel, Cameron, Bailey, Ryan and Molly, his 3 sisters; Lena Schafer, Dickinson, ND, Agnes (Clarence) Kitzan, Bowman, ND and Irene (Delbert) Riedlinger, Glendive, MT and 2 brothers; Joseph (Donna) Reinbold, Hebron, ND and Roger (LaVerne) Reinbold, Bismarck, ND and a sister-in-law, Rose Reinbold, Bismarck, ND. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife "Coney" and 3 brothers; Simon Jr., Marvin and Leo. Memorials preferred to St. John's Catholic Church or the North Dakota State College of Science.