Mary Jo Reinbold

Mary Jo (nee Gedakovitz) Reinbold, 69, loving wife and best friend of George since 1954.

They were married in 1959. She also is survived as the beloved mother of Mark (Patti), the late Timothy, Steven (Lisa) and Chris (Carol); grandmother to David, Rebecca, Julie, Stephanie, Brittany, Nicholas, Chloe, the late Nathaniel and Timathi Szemplinski; beloved sister of John (Ann) Gedakovitz; and dear aunt of many nieces and nephews.

She was a 1959 graduate of St. Mary’s School of Nursing, Madison and 1981 graduate of St. Francis University-Joliet, Ill. She was employed as a registered nurse at Alexian Brothers Medical College, Elk Grove, Ill., for 22 years until retiring in October 2005. Her memberships included the choir at St. Alexis Parish, Bensenville, Ill.

Visitation is from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, and from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, at Geils Funeral Home, 180 S. York Road, Bensenvill, Ill. A Mass will follow at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Alexis Parish, 400 W. Wood St., Bensenville.

Interment is at Holy Cross Cemetery, Milwaukee. In lieu of flowers, you may make donations to: Cancer Institute at Alexian Brothers c/o The Alexian Brothers Foundation, 3040 Salt Creek Lane, Arlington Heights, IL 60005.

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