Ursula-Ingrid Reinke

Memorial services for Ursula-Ingrid Reinke will be held Thursday, Jan. 31 at the Oak Harbor Lutheran Church at 3 p.m. with Pastor Jerry Buss officiating. Cremation was held with burial at sea to follow under the auspices of the U. S. Navy at a later date.

Ursula Ingrid “Jerry” Reinke, age 60, died suddenly at her home in Oak Harbor on Jan. 27, 2002. She was born in Berlin, Germany on Dec. 18, 1941. Her father died in Germany during World War II and her mother married an American member of the U. S. Army Air Corps. She immigrated to the United States in 1950 with her family and settled first in New York and then in Hayward, Calif. She graduated from Washington High School in 1960.

Mrs. Reinke was married to William E. Reinke, Sr. in 1962. Mr. Reinke was in the Navy and Jerry followed his military career. Much of her life was spent in California. In 1978, she and Bill moved to Washington, settling in Bremerton. Mr. Reinke died on August 6, 1982.

Jerry moved to Oak Harbor in 1985. She was a member of the Oak Harbor Lutheran Church, volunteered at the Senior Center, and was a member of the Navy Wives Club. She enjoyed travel and weekend trips with friends.

Mrs. Reinke is survived by one son, William E. Reinke, Jr. and his wife Susan of Seattle; and by three sisters, Hannalore Hutter and Linda Baker, both of Hope, Ind., and Theresa Carney of Roy, Idaho.

Memorials may be made to the Diabetes Association of Washington. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Burley Funeral Chapel, Oak Harbor.

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