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Patricia Lee Rinehart, 75, died on Nov. 23 at her residence. She was born on June 11, 1943, in Racine. Patricia was the daughter of the late Lester and Celia (Nee:  Barrows) Kime.

Patricia was married on September 2, 1961, to Dewick A. Rinehart. She worked as a supervisor for Goodwill Industries but also spent time as a nursing aide at several nursing homes. For enjoyment, Patricia spent time playing bingo, slot machines, and watching the Green Bay Packers. But most importantly, she loved her family.

Survivors include her husband, Dewick “Joe”, her children, Michele (Michael Shear) Rinehart, Michael (Heidi) Rinehart, Melinda (Frank) Peterson; her nine grandchildren, Joseph, Richole, Shawn, Desiree, Troy, Bradley, Amber, Tony and Ashley; 15great-grandchildren; brother, Ronald Brinkmann; sister, Charlene Passmore; nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends.   In addition to her parent’s she also was preceded in death by her brother, Lester, two sisters, Shirley and Leslee and her great-grandson, Joseph Jr.

Her funeral was held Wednesday, Nov. 28 at the Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home. Interment will be held at West Lawn Memorial Park.

A very special thank you to Gloria and David Langkamp and Cathy and Wally Losenegger for their loving and compassionate care.

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