Janet S Reineke

March 26, 1935 ~ April 28, 2020 (age 85)


Janet S. Reineke, 85, of St. Marys, OH died 5:00 a.m. Tuesday April 28, 2020 at her residence.


She was born March 26, 1935 in St. Marys, OH to Joseph and Margaret (Heckler) Reineke.


On August 21, 1954 she married Willis D. Harruff, who died February 12, 1985.


Survivors include: son Edward (Becky) Harruff of New Bremen, OH

                             son Rodney Harruff of St. Marys, OH

                             daughter Pamela Senior of St. Marys, OH

                             daughter Kim Henning of St. Marys, OH

                             daughter Marcia Sutton of Seattle, WA

                             9 grandchildren   8 great-grandchildren

                             brother Donald (Margie) Reineke of Indiana

                             brother Joseph (Lela Jo) Reineke of St. Marys, OH

                             brother James (Beverly) Reineke of New Knoxville, OH

                             brother Charles Reineke of Alabama

                             sister Shirley Eshelman of St. Marys, OH

                             sister Barbara (James) Rohr of Chickasaw, OH


Preceded in death by: parents Joseph and Margaret Rieneke; husband Willis Harruff; brother Robert Reineke; brother Gene Reineke; sister Mary Myers


She was a graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School.


She was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church and American Legion Post #323 auxiliary, both in St. Marys.


Janet will be remembered as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend.  She would go out of her way for the people she loved. She was the most loyal and loving person you talk too without judgement or concern.  You knew she would always be there for you. She always lived life with a giggle. Independent and full of energy, she especially enjoyed taking care of her home and yard. We will love you always and forever mom, grandma and sister. Until we meet again.   


Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, a private funeral service is scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m. Friday May 1, 2020 at the Miller - Long & Folk Funeral Home 314 W. High Street in St. Marys. The Rev. Barry Stechschulte will officiate the services.


Private burial will take place at the Gethsemane Cemetery in St. Marys.


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Private Services

Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home
314 West High Street
Saint Marys, Ohio 45885

Private Interment

Gethsemane Catholic Cemetery
Greenville Road and South Ash Street
St. Marys, OH 45885

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