BYRON, Ill. - Patricia R. Reiniche, 66, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at the Serenity Home and Hospice in Oregon, Ill., after a courageous battle with lung cancer.
She was born Aug. 5, 1947, the daughter to Laverne Greiser in Fredericksburg, Va., and lived many years in Bergland, Mich.
She married Randall Reiniche on Dec. 21, 1995 in Byron. Patricia worked for over 30 years at Behr Metals in Rockford. She was a Byron area resident for many years.
Her hobbies included bowling, golfing, gardening, traveling and being outside to enjoy the birds and wildlife.
She is survived by her husband, Randall, of Byron; grandson, Hunter Hill, of Augustana College in Rock Island; daughter-in-law, Susan Hill, of Florida; brother, Dean (Judy) Hawks and their family, of Wisconsin; stepson, Shane Reiniche, of Rockford; and many friends.
She was predeceased by her parents; and son, Kirk Lee Hill.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 1, at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 506 W. Merchant St. in Byron.
A visitation will be prior to the service from 10 to 11 a.m.
A memorial fund is established for the Serenity Home and Hospice or for Lung Cancer Research.
For more information, visit farrellhollandgale.com.