Mary Ann Rein, 80, Mosinee, passed away at home surrounded by family after a four month battle with cancer on Saturday, May 14, 2016. At the time of her passing, she was under the excellent care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services.
She was born Jan. 27, 1936, in Chicago, Ill. She was raised in a loving home with her younger brother, Robert Kehoe. As a child, her passion was to become a nurse and she completed her nursing degree at St. Anthony's Hospital, Rockford, Ill,. in 1956. She married Henry Rein on October 22, 1960. They resided in the Chicago area until moving to Mosinee in 1974, with their two daughters.
Mary was an excellent nurse, working many years as the ICU Nursing Director at St. Michael's Hospital in Stevens Point. She retired in 1998. Mary was also very committed to family. Her immediate and extended family was very important to her and she showed this through her acts of kindness.
She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Henry Rein, and daughter, Kathy (John) Schlatterer of Mosinee; a daughter, Karen (Don) and grandson, Kyle Moyer, of Goodhue, Minn.; a granddaughter, Andrea (Matt) Biersack of Stevens Point; a brother, Robert and sister-in-law, Patricia Kehoe of Plainfield, Ill.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Josephine (Rein) Stieber, Lillian (Rein) and Lawrence Drake, and Tony and Gerrie Rein; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Dorothy Kehoe, Aunt Mary Daly, Uncle Donald Kehoe, brothers-in-law, John, Walter and Robert Rein, and sister-in-law, Marge (Rein) Bradley.
A memorial service will be held on Sat., May 21, 2016, at United Methodist Church in Mosinee. The Rev. Stanton Bockwoldt will officiate. Visitation will be from 10:30a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday followed by a service and luncheon at the church. Online condolences may be given at bestefh.com. Beste Funeral Home, Mosinee, is in charge of arrangements.
The family would like to thank Carla M., RN and the staff at Aspirus Hospice, Dr. Teresa King, Dr. Peterson, Dr. Reising, Dr. Schneeberger, Beste Funeral Home, Pastor Stan and United Methodist Church for all of the support offered to Mom and our family.