Larry L. Reinert, Ness City, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, at Hays Medical Center.
He was born Aug. 5, 1937, to Henry and Alice Reinert. He attended elementary school at Riverside, south of Ness City, and high school at Ness City, graduating in 1954.
He married Barbara Dietz in 1965 in Otis. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving for four years and returning to Ness City to farm with brothers Ralph and Jerry. He later worked with Lutheran Brotherhood Insurance, and finally retired as a delivery driver for Jobbers Automotive in 2005.
He was a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, and participated in the Southwest Kansas Conference men’s chorus for 20 years.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Tobi White and husband, Mark, Lincoln, Neb., and Tara Dean and husband, Joshua, Charles City, Iowa; two sisters, Virginia Turley, Scott City, and Gladys Hilmes and husband, Fred, Ness City; his grandchildren, Seth White and Blake and Nathalia Dean; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and five brothers, Carl, Orlyn, Ralph, Eugene and Jerry.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Ness City, followed by a luncheon at the church.
Visitation with family will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Ness City.
Memorials are suggested to Wartburg Seminary, 333 Wartburg Pl., Dubuque, IA 52003, Lutheran World Relief PO Box 17061, Baltimore, MD 21298-9832, or Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 501 E. Cedar St., Ness City, KS 67560.