Floyd ReinkeFloyd (Bud) Reinke, 83, of Two Harbors, died Tues- day, Feb.15, 2011, peacefully at home.
Floyd (Bud) Reinke, 83, of Two Harbors, died Tuesday, Feb.15, 2011, peacefully at home.
Floyd was born March 30, 1927, to Herman and Lydia (Boller) Reinke in Hutchinson, where he attended school until drafted to the U.S. Navy, where he served from 1946 to 1951.
He married Mary Olson of Two Harbors in September of 1948. They lived in Minneapolis until moving to Two Harbors in 1970.
Floyd worked for the Two Harbors Machine Shop from 1973 until his retirement in 1990.
He enjoyed gardening, farming, tinkering with ma- chines, he could fix anything from a sewing machine to a tractor.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mary; and brothers David, Harvey, and Charles.
He is survived by daughter Deborah Christensen of Apple Valley; son Gary of Two Harbors; granddaughter Stephanie Christensen of Apple Valley; sisters Doris Krizan of Walker, and Ann (Vincent) Swanson of Laramie, Wyo.
A special thank you to the volunteers and St. Luke’s hospice for all their visits and wonderful care.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Two Harbors.
Arrangements with Handevidt Funeral and Crema- tion Service.