David W. Reincke

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David W. Reincke

July 05, 1935 - May 16, 2018

David William Reincke, 82, of Bingham Township, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at home.
David was born July 5, 1935 at the family farm in Bingham Township. On Sept. 7, 1957 he married Marjorie L. (Orcutt) Reincke, at the Keswick United Methodist Church.
David graduated from Suttons Bay High School and then served as Air Police in the US Air Force. He was a hard working man, on the family farm and in many other endeavors. David worked for the old "Ma Bell", climbing telephone poles with the spiked boots. He was a security guard in Lansing. David also was a route salesman for Pepsi, Coca-Cola, Vernors and Made Rite.
He worked on his family farm and also for Staneks Orchards, in their processing plant and also for Underwood Farms. David was a skilled wood worker in his later years.
David is survived by his wife of 60 years, Marjorie; his children, Terri Lynn (William) Siefen, Debra Jean Moore, John Edwin Reincke, Elizabeth Ann (David) Whitt, James Brophy; two siblings, James (Janice) Reincke, Catherine Talley; his grandchildren, Christian Siefen, Eric Reincke, Matthew Pelshaw, Jennifer Monroe, Cordy, Jolin, Cale, and Jaxon Brophy; and two great-grandchildren, Violet Auxter and Lilly Monroe.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Marjorie (Lindley) Reincke; a granddaughter, Lindsey Jacobs; and a brother, Daniel Reincke.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 24 at the Keswick United Methodist Church, 3376 S. Center Highway, Suttons Bay, MI 49682. Burial will follow in Keswick Maple Grove Cemetery. Pastor Patricia Haas will officiate.
Memorials may be directed to Michael's Place, 121 Veterans Drive, Traverse City, MI 49684, Meals on Wheels, 3963 3 Mile Rd N, Traverse City, MI 49686 and/or Cherryland Humane Society, 1750 Ahlberg Road, Traverse City, MI 49686.
Please share thoughts and memories with David's family at www.martinson.info.
Arrangements are with the Martinson Funeral Home of Suttons Bay.
Published on May 22, 2018
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