Life Story / Obituary
Ruth E. Rinehart, age 90, passed away Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Ascension All Saints Medical Center. Ruth was born in Pittsburg, PA, December 19, 1929, daughter of the late Russell and Harriet (Nee: Taschel) Jacober.
On May 14, 1955 in Pittsburgh, PA she was united in marriage to Eugene F. Rinehart who preceded her in death October 1, 2009. She and her husband Eugene owned and operated Pottinger Steel Works. Ruth was a longtime active member of the First United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday school for fifteen years. She also belonged to the Racine Country Club. An excellent cook, she also enjoyed playing tennis and swimming. Most of all she was devoted to and loved being with her family.
She will be dearly missed by her children, Eric A. (Laura) Rinehart, Matthew P. Rinehart, Kim L. Rinehart; stepson, Thomas E. (Constance) Rinehart; two grandchildren, Matthew L. Rinehart, Heather N. Browand; sister, Mildred Springer; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her grandson, Timothy E. Rinehart and brother, Russell Jacober.
DUE TO THE CURRENT HEALTH SITUATION, RUTH'S MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE POSTPONED AND ANNOUNCED AT A LATER DATE.
A very special thank you to nurse “CJ” for his loving and compassionate care.