Eunice Joy Rinne

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Mrs. Eunice Joy Rinne, age 85 years, of Holts Summit, Mo. passed away Monday, November 28, 2016, at the Capital Region Medical Center. Eunice was born on November 28, 1931, in Mount Sterling, Mo., a daughter of Benjamin and Henrietta (Brinkman) Landwehr. She was married on April 21, 1956, in Linn, Mo. to Nolen Henry Rinne. Eunice was employed as a baker and cafeteria manager for 25 years prior to her retirement in May 1993. She worked at several schools within the Jefferson City Public Schools including North Elementary School, Simonsen Junior High School and finished her career at Callaway Hills Elementary School as the cafeteria manager. Eunice had previously worked for Linn Manufacturing, a clothing manufacturer. She was a past member of St. John's Methodist Church in Linn, Mo. and has been a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church in Jefferson City, Mo. for the past 30 years. She was proud to be a member and past matron of the Order of the Eastern Star, Linn Chapter. Eunice enjoyed going fishing and being outdoors. She spent a lot of time tending to her garden and flowers and took pride and enjoyment in canning her home grown food. She loved to cook and bake for her family and friends. Survivors include: her husband of sixty years, Nolen Rinne; one daughter, Carol Clark (husband Stephen) of Kirkwood, Mo.; one son-in-law, Eugene Young of Schaumburg, Ill.; four grandchildren, Christina Schroeder (husband Karl), Lauren Fitzgerald (husband Evan), Lily Clark and Luci Clark; and three great-grandchildren, Kiersten Schroeder and Gemma and Jacob Fitzgerald. She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Denise Lynn Young, in May 1996; her brother, Leslie Landwehr; and four sisters, Opal Landwehr, Myrtle Schneider, Pearl Landwehr and Florence Landwehr. Visitation will be at Freeman Mortuary from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Friday, December 2, 2016. A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 3, 2016, at Wesley United Methodist Church with the Reverend Tom Vansant officiating. Graveside services and interment will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Zoar Methodist Cemetery in Drake, Mo. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Wesley United Methodist Church, 2727 Wesley Street, Jefferson City, Mo. 65109. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary.

Published November 30, 2016