Laura Forthofer-Reinders (nee Kriebel), 92, entered into rest Monday, July 1, 2013. Laura was born July 14, 1920 in Elyria. She lived in Avon since 1943, coming from Sheffield.
She was a member of the Altar & Rosary Society at St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Parish in Avon. Laura enjoyed dancing, bowling and gardening.
She is survived by her children, Nancy Belu of Avon Lake, Douglas (Kathleen Dailey, deceased) Forthofer of Avon, Dale (Terri) Forthofer of Elyria and Mary Jean (George, deceased) Walter of Spencer; grandchildren, John, Anna, David, Daniel, William, Lauren, Lane, Bill, Bob, Mike, Linda, Rick, and Patricia; 15 great grandchildren; a great great grandson; brother, Donald Kriebel; and sister, Eleanor Pavlish.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Ambrose Forthofer; second husband, William Reinders; great granddaughter, Amanda White; sisters, Iona Smith and Agnes “Dolly” Forthofer; and parents, Herbert and Margaret (nee McAllister) Kriebel.
The family will receive friends Friday, July 5, 2013 from 7 – 9 P.M. at the Misencik Funeral Home, 36363 Detroit Rd. Avon where closing prayers will be Saturday, July 6, 2013 at 9:30 A.M. followed by a 10 A.M. Mass at St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Parish, Avon. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Avon.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Mary’s Church Building Fund, 2640 Stoney Ridge Rd, Avon, OH 44011.